Special Olympics Canada News

Photos of Dereck Boutilier before and after weightloss
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January, 2020
Special Olympics Nova Scotia’s Dereck Boutilier always wanted to play floor hockey, but at 302-pounds it just wasn’t possible.
Christine Hoffman's before and after weight loss pictures side by side.
08
January, 2020
Two years ago, Special Olympics Manitoba five-pin bowler Christine Hoffman weighed nearly 400-pounds and struggled with high cholesterol at just 26-years-old.
Logan Wilson poses for a photo with his arms around Special Olympics athletes.
02
January, 2020
Logan Wilson is a 17-year-old Miramichi, New Brunswick high school student with a passion for Special Olympics. When the Special Olympics New Brunswick Winter Games were hosted in his hometown, one of his teachers created a Special Olympics class....
Ezekiel in action on the ice
02
January, 2020
Richmond Hill’s Ezekiel Liu has grown up looking at a photo of his four-year-old self in a Team Canada costume, holding a toy medal from the Vancouver 2010 Olympics.
Maurice Bernier stands with his bowling team for a photo in front of the lanes.
17
December, 2019
At 74-years-old, the five-pin bowler from Port Alberni will be the oldest athlete competing at the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020.
Wyatt poses for a photo on the ski hill in an orange snow suit.
05
December, 2019
At just 13-years-old, Special Olympics Alberta ’s Wyatt Oostendorp is the youngest athlete out of more than 800 competitors gearing up for the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020 in February. The alpine skier is also new to the...