My Life as a Special Olympics athlete
I began competing when i was 19 yrs old.
My team is kieffer independent.
My coaches started a team for their son who has austism.
They have been going strong since their son was 8 yrs old.
We compete in track and bowling.
Special Olympics gives me a oppertunity to compete and be proud of my disability and earn medals.
I competed at nationals level in 2010 for bowling and it was fun.
i am 38 1/2 years old
i have 4 nephew, 1 great nephew and 1 niece