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Athletes get on board with trying something new

Stand-up paddle boarding has taken the nation by storm in recent years. Not only does it offer fitness benefits, such as improved core strength and balance, it also is relaxing and peaceful. And now Special Olympics North Carolina athletes are getting on board the new trend. Charyl Clark, Special Olympics Guilford/Greensboro local coordinator helped to spearhead the introduction of standup paddle boarding as a locally popular sport. At the 2016 SONC Leadership Conference, Clark and a few of her fellow local coordinators began talking in earnest about paddle boarding for Special Olympics athletes. While everyone agreed that it would be a great opportunity for the athletes, no one was really sure how to make it happen. Read more at the link below.

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Read more at the Special Olympics North Carolina website