Special Olympics Canada News
Kelowna’s Tracey Melesko leads Special Olympics Team BC cross-country skiers to success ahead of Winter Games
Special Olympics Team British Columbia’s cross-country skiers are a tight-knit group bound for success with longtime Kelowna athlete Tracey Melesko at the helm.
From a town with no bowling alley to National Games: Meet this 15-year-old Special Olympics Team Newfoundland five-pin bowler
Special Olympics Newfoundland & Labrador’s Logan Firmage rarely bowls at a bowling alley – but that didn’t stop the 15-year-old from qualifying for the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020.
In just three years, this 17-year-old snowshoer has gained confidence – and a spot on Special Olympics Team Saskatchewan 2020
Saskatoon’s Madalyn Gramiak has spent many years cheering for her older sister on the soccer field. Now that she’s a Special Olympics Saskatchewan athlete, it’s Madalyn’s turn to be the “superstar” in the family.
Dream of playing floor hockey helped this Special Olympics Team Nova Scotia athlete transform his life, lose 140 pounds
Special Olympics Nova Scotia’s Dereck Boutilier always wanted to play floor hockey, but at 302-pounds it just wasn’t possible.
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. When she qualified for the Special Olympics Canada 2018 Bowling Championships in Prince Edward Island, she and her coach decided to make some much-needed lifestyle changes.
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....