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
illustration of a hand coming out of the ground with words surrounding it. some of the words are, expression, freedom, dream, sports, religion, family, justice, and leadership
What does inclusion mean to you?
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Athletes power lifting on the beach in Trinidad. One male athlete is lifting and a female is spotting him. other athletes are lined up waiting for a turn. Waves are crashing in the background and it's bright and sunny out.
Some of the Trinidad and Tobago athletes competing at the 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi were able to show off their skills in front of a home crowd.
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Dan holding a sign that says Class of 2018-2022. He's standing next to a woman and a man. The man is holding a sign that says Congratulations Daniel! They are all standing in front of a Special Olympics 50th Anniversary background.
Dr. Timothy Shriver, Chairman of the Board of Special Olympics, selecting me for the prestigious class of 2018-2022 Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger.
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Raleigh, NC
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