Educating, integrating, and celebrating to support Special Olympics

About motionball

Founded by the Etherington family, motionball is a charitable organization that introduces a new generation of supporters, sponsors, and volunteers to the Special Olympics movement through sporting and social events that integrate Special Olympics athletes and young professionals. Since its inception in 2002, motionball has donated more than $13 million net to the Special Olympics Canada Foundation.

Visit the motionball website to get involved with future events and celebrate Special Olympics!

Learn more about how motionball supports Special Olympics BC.

About motionballU

The motionball University program was established to give Canadian university students the opportunity to create meaningful, relevant ways to support Special Olympics through their own on-campus initiatives and events.

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About motionball’s Marathon of Sport

At Marathon of Sport events, young professionals compete alongside local Special Olympics athletes in a variety of exciting sports. The hallmark of every motionball Marathon of Sport is the remarkable spirit of inclusion and meaningful friendships, and raising funds to support the movement. To learn more about motionball's Marathon of Sport, please contact Meg Ishida at or 604-314-4535

Check out this video about motionball and the Marathon of Sport.

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Stories from past Marathon of Sport events

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