Stories

Sharing the joy of sport

Special Olympics has received many incredible stories from people whose lives have been changed and enriched through sport, friendship, fun and mentorship. Some of those people have been kind enough to share their stories with you.

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David Johnston
Dawson Creek athlete David Johnston has achieved a lot with Special Olympics, and he is committed to helping Special Olympics BC (SOBC) grow in his...
Courtenay Rekis
Special Olympics BC – Delta athlete Courtenay Rekis says being involved with Special Olympics has helped her develop confidence, stay fit, and make...
Catherine Partlow
Catherine Partlow, a 30-year old track star from Whitby, Ontario, has been with Special Olympics since she was fourteen. At first, Catherine competed...
Alex D'Silva
Watching her son Alexander participate in FUNdamentals, Stella D’Silva knew that this Special Olympics program was going to do wonders for him. Before...
Chris Dugas
Chris Dugas is a Special Olympics Newfoundland & Labrador athlete who shines in his home club and throughout his province as a true athlete and...