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Every day, our athletes inspire people everywhere to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential. Learn more about the power Special Olympics has to make real change all around the world.
Debbie Ogden considers swimming a lifesaving skill. That is exactly why she raised each one of her children in the pool. The Special Olympics USA head swimming coach has shared that same expertise with Special Olympics athletes for the past 16 years. Before assuming that role, she cheered on her son Robbie, who competed in Special Olympics from the second he was old enough to do so. Robbie was born in 1988 with a chromosomal abnormality, but that would not deter him from following his family’s footsteps, or flutter kicks, in the lanes. Due to his condition, he could not sweat, making swimming the perfect sport to pursue.
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A Special Olympics Brazil event at the Olympic Park highlights the leaders for inclusion in Rio de Janeiro.
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LETR council members Mick Olsen and Chelsea Haag-Witherden join Inclusion Revolution Radio to talk about their roles on the Law Enforcement Torch Run Council.
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Inside a high-energy arena, with flashing lights and excitement filling the room, Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners compete against one another at the highest level in esports.
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Celebrating the 2022 Global Golisano Health Leadership Awards with Kelsey Nicole Nelson and the trailblazers of inclusive health.
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On this week’s episode of Inclusion Revolution Radio, podcast host Novie Craven spoke with Amanda Harrinauth about what it means to be an athlete leader.
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Special Olympics Health Team Speaks on Inclusion Revolution Radio About Health and Fitness
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A high-school student at a Unified School in Senegal shares the impact Special Olympics programming has made on her cousin with Down syndrome.
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Special Olympics Rwanda's partnership with media outlets help recruit more athletes and spread awareness about inclusion to the public.
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Special Olympics Pakistan celebrates a new community partnership by participating in a tree plantation drive.
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A strong partnership with the Greek government ensures that Special Olympics programming will be active in schools all across the country.
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