Candace Bushie

Athlete - Candace Bushie

SPORT:  Women’s Soccer

PROVINCE:  Ontario

How long have you been involved with Special Olympics?

For 7 years.

How is your life different since joining Special Olympics?

I have become more confident, and a team player.

What do you like most about the sport you will be competing in at Special Olympics World Summer Games Berlin 2023?

The closeness and friendships I will get when we play together, and against other teams.

What is your proudest moment with Special Olympics?

My proudest moment was when we won gold at the Summer Provincial Games.

What does Special Olympics and attending World Games mean to you?

It is a privilege I will cherish forever; it will make me more competitive in the future and it makes all the hard work worth it.

What is your goal for Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023?

To be the best teammate and athlete I can be, while representing my country and coming home with gold!