Special Olympics Canada News

Victoria Sarty strikes a pose next to the rink
18
October, 2019
I will be be skating to my program that I will be doing at the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020. It is called BORN TO MOVE.... It’s a song about trying my best, taking each day by day.
SOPEI Executive Director Charity Sheehan poses for a photo with two Special Olympics athletes.
17
October, 2019
Special Olympics PEI Executive Director Charity Sheehan (centre). Special Olympics Prince Edward Island Executive Director Charity Sheehan is a self-described “Games junkie.” She’s been involved with Special Olympics PEI for more than 20 years, first...
Moriah on the ice with her hands up
17
October, 2019
I am practicing lots. I did lots of summer skating and off-ice training. Now I practice three days a week. I love spins and skating fast. I love skating in front of an audience.
JorDen Tyson takes a bow on the ice
11
October, 2019
I have been involved since Spring 2010. I joined Special Olympics to lose weight and be healthier. I lost 70 pounds and became healthier and happier.
Darlene Jakubowski performs on the ice
10
October, 2019
When Darlene found out she'd be performing at Rock The Rink she couldn't keep a smile off her face.
Special Olympics BC athlete Marc Theriault performs on the ice.
04
October, 2019
I truly appreciate this opportunity which I will cherish for the rest of my life -- it is truly a great gesture on their part to have included Special Olympics as part of the programming and I look forward to showing everyone what I have achieved in figure skating over the years.