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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Tom Norton

The excellence and dedication of Special Olympics British Columbia coach Tom Norton have earned international recognition, as the Abbotsford-based…

Stuart Baker

When Stuart Baker moved back to Mackenzie from Alberta, being able to jump right back into Special Olympics “put a big smile on his face,” his…

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…

Courtenay Rekis

Special Olympics BC – Delta athlete Courtenay Rekis says being involved with Special Olympics has helped her develop confidence, stay fit, and…

Catherine Partlow

Catherine Partlow, a 30-year old track star from Whitby, Ontario, has been with Special Olympics since she was fourteen.

At first,…

Alex D'Silva

Watching her son Alexander participate in…

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…