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Le 16 août 2022, l’athlète d’Olympiques spéciaux Gabriel Dupuy a pris place à la ligne de départ pour sa première course aux Jeux d’été du Canada Niagara 2022. Gabriel y représentait Équipe Québec en athlétisme, concourant aux épreuves du 100 m et du 200 m.
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Inclusion in the Canada Games gives Special Olympics athletes the chance to shine in front of their peers from generic sports, and gain experience at major competitions.
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With excitement in his voice, Collins Clingman talks about his lifelong passion for the Green Bay Packers and Iowa Hawkeye football. The Ottumwa, Iowa, native also says he’s a season ticket holder for the local community college’s basketball team. He loves to watch games with his brother-in-law, and for more than 25 years, he’s participated in athletics, softball and bowling for Special Olympics Iowa. There’s no denying it: Clingman is in his element whenever sports are involved.
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Welcoming athletes to compete in six different sports disciplines: aquatics, athletics, bocce, bowling, football, and table tennis.
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As a child, Marie Powell's parents always encouraged her parents to participate in sports.
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Miss America 2022 Emma Broyles boasts quite the resume and continues to set a new standard for what it means to wear the crown.
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Learn more about Young Athlete Arianna's story and the Special Olympics partnership with BILLY Footwear entitled Inclusion Fits!
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Princess Ayin is a 26-year-old athlete, student and role model to all in Accra, Ghana. She describes herself as tough, passionate and ambitious.
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Banele is an athlete, basketball and athletics coach with a passion for helping others stay fit, even during a pandemic.
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In 2004, 14-year old Ashley Adie experienced true inclusion for the first time. During a Special Olympics British Columbia Regional swim meet, Adie would enjoy the competition, but she found something much more than the ribbons and personal bests that day.
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