North America Region

North America has over half a million athletes participating in all 32 sports offered by Special Olympics. It is home to athletes from Canada, the Caribbean and the United States. Special Olympics is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition.
Stories from North America
Unified Basketball team on the court in a row for a group photo.
This diverse group of accomplished athletes—including four individuals competing in Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019—will tip-off in an inclusive game with NBA and WNBA legends and players on February 15.
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Kevin stands staring after the softball he just threw with his right hand. His hand is still extended. He has a softball mitt on his left hand.
My name is Kevin Brown, and I am a Special Olympics athlete from New York. I work for the FBI, and I was recently chosen to serve on the LETR International Executive Council.
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Baker Mayfield of the Cleveland Browns in his #6 jersey with a browns knitted cap on at  a game.
More than 800 NFL players raised money and awareness for organizations supporting various causes by wearing custom cleats during the 2018 regular season.
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