Novie Craven is a Special Olympics DC athlete of more than 10 years, a gold medalist on the national stage, a Special Olympics employee, and an all-around leader of the Special Olympics movement. She recently rocked it during an interview with Kelsey Nicole Nelson on KNN/Fox Sports Radio. They discussed Novie’s various accomplishments, her work with Special Olympics partners, and her Special Olympics and immediate family.
Special Olympics Global Ambassador Maureen McCormick recently spoke to Kelsey Nicole Nelson on KNN/Fox Sports Radio. They discussed family members with intellectual disabilities, Special Olympics sporting competition, Unified Champion Schools and Inclusive Health.1 Min Read
Sport Illustrated recently featured an article about how WWE Superstar Big Show, a Special Olympics Global Ambassador, is supporting athletes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Novie Craven and Bobby Jones, two Special Olympics athletes and staff members at Special Olympics International Headquarters, offered insights into their interaction with Big Show over the years.1 Min Read
Novie had a rough start, abandoned at birth in an inner-city hospital. Then Kelly stopped by her crib—and adopted Novie soon after. They’ve been together ever since! When Kelly fell seriously ill last year, landing her in the ICU before Christmas, Novie didn’t know how to cope. Here, she shares how she handled the crisis.