Stories

We're thrilled to introduce you to some of Special Olympics BC's inspiring athletes, coaches, volunteers, and sponsors!

Special Olympics Team BC 2020 alpine skiing coach Misty Pagliaro with athletes Roxana Golbeck and Erin Thom.
After 30 years as a certified dental assistant, Special Olympics BC’s Misty Pagliaro took “the big leap” and changed her career entirely, so she could...
The Government of Canada funds training and travel expenses for members of Special Olympics Team BC 2020.
The Government of Canada is a vital supporter of Special Olympics Canada and Special Olympics BC, providing significant funds to develop new and...
MLA Nicholas Simons congratulates SOBC – Powell River athletes.
For almost as long as Special Olympics BC has existed, the Government of B.C. has been a key supporter of our programs and movement. The provincial...
Special Olympics Team BC bowlers
Article published December 2019 Special Olympics BC’s Maurice Bernier is living proof that age is just a number. At 74 years old, the 5-pin bowler...
Special Olympics 50th medallion
Through 2018 and 2019, Special Olympics BC celebrated the 50th anniversary of the global Special Olympics movement, participating in inspiring events...
SOBC – Delta athletes Becki Allen and Scott Fattedad
Sobeys Inc. is committed to supporting Special Olympics programs and helping athletes make healthy food choices. A proud partner of Special Olympics...
Special Olympics BC – Creston athletes Laila and Claire
An important sponsor of Special Olympics Canada, Tim Hortons helps promote respect and inclusion in communities across the country. Tim Hortons has...
Special Olympics BC athlete and Director Susan Wang with Ivan Mullany, Newmont Goldcorp Senior Vice President of Global Projects.
Newmont Goldcorp’s valued support of Special Olympics BC has played a critical part in expanding opportunities for athletes with intellectual...
The Westminster Savings team ready to be freezin’ for a reason at the 2019 Vancouver Polar Plunge. Photo by Tim Fitzgerald
Westminster Savings Credit Union’s generous support has made a big splash for Special Olympics BC! A valued provincial partner since 2017, Westminster...
Special Olympics BC – Vancouver athletes with New Car Dealers Association of BC Chairman Jeff Hall
B.C.’s New Car Dealers have been supporting Special Olympics BC’s life-changing programs for 35 years. The New Car Dealers Association of BC and...