Stories From the Field of Play
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Win or lose, our athletes leave it all on the field. Read more about their triumphs, trials and trainings here.

Athletes and coaches, share your story at the bottom of the page!
2022 Special Olympics Unified Snowboard & Ski Races Set to Commence at X Games Aspen on ESPN
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Special Olympics was highlighted by NFL players during the 2021 #MyCauseMyCleats Activation.
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Each athlete coached and each teammate of Rylie’s becomes a part of the Halls’ extended family. That’s the way it’s always been.
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The world's number one tennis player with down syndrome, Tim Gould, shows us how to be a champion.
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2022 Special Olympics USA Games wins the Amazon Web Services Grant for nonprofits.
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For coaches nationwide, teaching and helping develop athletes is what drives them to continue making an impact. But for those who coach Special Olympics, it’s much more than just watching athletic success.
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Inclusive design process integrated Special Olympics athletes
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Special Olympics athletes participated in a workshop to help design the logo.
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13 December 2023. Two-time Olympic skater and three-time U.S. Skating Champion, Johnny Weir raised more than $65,000 on Celebrity Wheel of Fortune in a special episode that aired on ABC yesterday evening.
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