The Power of Sport. For every Special Olympics athlete, there are many more waiting for their chance. Help us reach one more person who wants to participate. Download Program Fact SheetEstablished in 1970, Special Olympics New Mexico provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in 12 Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.Year by year, Special Olympics New Mexico athletes are given opportunities to feel good about who they are and celebrate their accomplishments through successful experiences in sports. Be apart of the fun by being a fan of Special Olympics New Mexico.