Robert Lang

Special Olympics Team BC 2020: Floor Hockey
Robert Lang

Special Olympics BC Local:

Powell River


Powell River

When and how did you get involved with Special Olympics:

I joined in 2002 from a swim coach I had. 

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

No, I was in the 2016 National Winter Games for floor hockey.

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

Gold and I thought I did my best. 

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

It’s a tremendous honour to be a part of this team and I love this sport. 

What is your goal for these National Games?

Play my hardest and do well.

What does competing at National Games mean to you?

I get to challenge myself at the highest level and that will make me better. 

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

Hanging out with my friends and having fun.  

What is your favourite Special Olympics experience to date?

2015 - winning the gold at the Provincial Winter Games in Kamloops. 

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

It’s fun and you get to experience everything that Special Olympics has to offer. 

What other Special Olympics sports do you participate in?


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

I’m energetic, honest, and athletic. 

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