2022 USA Games

It was a gloomy day when Rylan Ritter and his varsity football teammates from Poteau High School gathered for a team meeting following practice. Ritter, a sophomore, sitting on his knees and entirely focused on head coach Greg Warner, was about to get the surprise of a lifetime.
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Little did Meyer know the whole day was planned with one big surprise in mind: she would represent Ohio in swimming at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games.
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Ahead of the 2021 WWE SummerSlam in Las Vegas, Special Olympics officially announced WWE Superstar Drew McIntyre as a Special Olympics Champion Ambassador.
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“It has definitely inspired me from a stand point of, the word I’ve been using, Willie, is ‘proximity.’ Proximity allows me to move from passive sympathy to active empathy.”
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Programs across the Special Olympics North America Region have started to select and announce the athletes, Unified partners and coaches who will participate in the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando June 5-12.
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This is an excerpt from the article titled Watch Special Olympics Athlete Get Surprised by Montell Jordan with News She'll Compete at USA Games published by People.com.
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Under the blistering Florida summer sun, 16-year-old Layla Crehan has been paddling for many hours. But the Special Olympics Florida athlete is exactly where she wants to be: out on the water on her stand up paddleboard. Her stand up paddleboard journey started just a few years ago, without Crehan realizing how quickly she would take to it or just how far it would take her.
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As the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games came to an end, all in attendance gathered to celebrate a week of sports and inclusion at the Closing Ceremony. Over the loudspeakers and displayed on the jumbotron, the announcement that the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games would be held in Orlando, FL was made. A sense of excitement could be felt throughout the entire venue.
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Textron Aviation Provides Special Olympics Airlift to transport athletes and coaches to and from Orlando for 2022 Special Olympics USA Games
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