Nicholas Libera

Special Olympics Team BC 2020: Speed Skating
Nicholas Libera

Special Olympics BC Local:




When and how did you get involved with Special Olympics?

About 18 years ago through a friend's suggestion. 

Will these be your first Special Olympics Canada Games? If not, which other National Games did you compete in, and in what sports?

I was at the National Games in St. Albert, Alberta, in 2012 for speed skating. 

What were your results in the 2019 Special Olympics BC Winter Games? How did you feel about your performance?

I won two gold and one bronze medal and I was very happy. 

What does it mean to you to be part of Special Olympics Team BC 2020?

I have the opportunity to be part of Team BC. 

What is your goal for these National Games?

To do my best and work hard. 

What does competing at National Games mean to you?

A lot of preparing and training hard.

What do you like most about the sport you will compete in at National Games?

The chance to skate a personal best. 

What is your favourite Special Olympics experience to date?

Having the chance to win medals and performing my best. 

What would you tell someone about Special Olympics to encourage them to get involved?

There are plenty of great opportunities to get involved and meet friends. 

What other Special Olympics sports do you participate in?

Swimming, bowling, Club Fit, speed skating, and curling. 

Please tell us a little bit more about yourself! What else would you like people to know about you?

I like to have fun with my friends, ride snowmobiles, and ATVs.

What is one word you would use to describe yourself? :)