Adie was one of more than a dozen Special Olympics athletes from across Canada who celebrated their birthday while at the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020. Before the closing athlete dance on Saturday, many of them gathered for a small celebration and Winter Games-themed cake.
The Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020 are officially closed! Hundreds of athletes from across the country performed with Pure Heart, achieved Personal Bests, made it to the podium and made countless new friends. Watch the highlights from the intense and inspiring week of competition.
Special Olympics is often a family affair. From siblings to parents getting involved, the movement is infectious. Meet Zack and Jess Thibeault, twin speed skaters from Special Olympics Team BC and Special Olympics Team Quebec figure skater Emilia Morin Turcotte and her coach/mother Veronique Morin.
From two-years-old to 70-plus, there’s a place for everyone – all ages and skill levels – at Special Olympics. Meet 27-year-old Team Ontario 5 Pin bowler Brandon Khan and 52-year-old Team Alberta snowshoer Spencer Stevens, both competing at the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020.