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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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...