Rosella Infanti

Special Olympics Team BC 2020 Speed Skating Coach
Rosella Infanti

When and how did you get involved with Special Olympics?    

About 18 years ago, while supporting our son.

Will this be your first Special Olympics Canada Games? If not, which other National Games were you part of and in what role(s)?  

Corner Brook, Newfoundland 2016 as a coach for speed skating.

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

Great opportunity to work towards a common goal as a team by helping others.

What is/are your goal(s) for these National Games?

Elevate athletes to achieve their best performance.

What is your favourite Special Olympics experience to date?

Watching athletes empower themselves and other teammates to achieve their goals.

What does competing at National Games mean to your athletes? (or, if this is your first National Games, competition in general)

Strive to win and achieve a personal-best time.

What storylines are you excited to see develop in your Team BC sport team leading up to the National Games?     

How athletes are dedicated to working and training hard by overcoming obstacles and succeeding.

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

Rewarding experience by empowering individuals with challenges to perform their best. No limits to what they can learn and achieve. It's a win-win outcome for both volunteers and athletes.