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Benjamin "Ben" Haack

Benjamin "Ben" Haack is an athlete leader from Special Olympics Australia. In addition to competing in sports with Special Olympics, he is the Athlete Representative on the Special Olympics Australia Board of Directors, the Athlete Representative on the Special Olympics Asia Pacific Region Leadership Council, the Co-Chair of the Asia Pacific Athlete Input Council, and a member of the Special Olympics International Board of Directors.

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Athlete Leader Ben Haack Covers the Special Olympics Egypt vs Special Olympics Costa Rica Game Egypt vs Costa Rica

In an amazing, tight suspenseful game where there were 14 brilliant saves from the goalkeepers and there was brilliant pulsating football (soccer) that captured the… well then whistle blew for normal time at 1-1.
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5 Things You Should Know Before Serving on a Special Olympics Board

Ben Haack served for 9 years on the Board of his local Program, Special Olympics Australia. We asked him to share his advice for young Athlete Leaders in Africa Region wanting to do the same.
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Leading with Empathy in an Uncertain World

This world right now is going through a once in a lifetime event, that has put us on the brink. Yet through that, a unique organisation has some very powerful yet simple messages coming from an even more unique group of people who have never been on the global radar.
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Leaders with a Difference

My life has come full circle. So many of the challenges I used to have, I have overcome.
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Athlete Leader Ben Haack Reflects on Autism Quiet Hour in Shops

On Friday, I was doing my rounds at the local shops when I noticed a sign. It said that there will be a quiet hour from 3-4 for people who have Autism.
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