Ambassador

The following is an excerpt from the article titled Drew McIntyre on Working with Special Olympics: ‘The Positivity and Enthusiasm Has Changed My Life’ published by Sports Illustrated.
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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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USA Today Sports Celebrates the Legacy of Special Olympics Founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver
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Athletes with and without intellectual disabilities will compete in inaugural Gaming for Inclusion 12 – 18 September
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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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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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Chris Nikic, the first person with Down syndrome to complete a full IRONMAN triathlon, will receive the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at the 2021 ESPYS.
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Chris Nikic has been nominated for an ESPY for Best Athlete With A Disability, Men's Sports.
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As the registration portal for media to attend the Special Olympics World Winter Games Kazan opens, our Games Ambassador as well as national and regional leaders invite journalists from across the world to sign up. Media interest is expected to be high for what may be one of the very first post-pandemic global sporting competitions!
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