Timothy Shriver Recollects Some of His Life’s Most Impactful Moments

Special Olympics International Board of Director Chair Timothy Shriver, Special Olympics Global Ambassador Apolo Ohno and Special Olympics Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger Hanna Joy Atkinson laughing.
Special Olympics International Board of Directors Chair Timothy Shriver, Ph.D (middle) enjoys a moment at the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 with Special Olympics Global Ambassador Apolo Ohno (left) and Special Olympics Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger Hanna Joy Atkinson (right).

Life Beyond Sport podcast host Nick Keller recently asked Special Olympics Board of Director Chairman Timothy Shriver, Ph.D about the three most transformative sports moments of his life. During the conversation, they discussed how Tim’s parents inspired his strong sense of service, the relentless drive of his mother, Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver, to create a more inclusive world, the joy of bringing more than 110,000 games a year to Special Olympics athletes around the world and how he answers the question “have you ever been to the ‘real’ Olympics.”

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