Fitness

Athletes and coaches pose in front of the open water swim course.
Over 175 athletes, coaches, and volunteers descended on Last Cuevas Beach in Trinidad for the 4th annual Special Olympics Beach Games.
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Two representatives show a group of individuals instructions in a gymnasium.
If you thought 586,000 square miles—the land surface of Alaska—could slow down Darci Owens, you were wrong.
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Map of the World, showing Special Olympics Sports Partnerships Per region: 54 North America, 140 Latin America, 33 Middle East-North Africa, 93 Africa, 211 Europe Eurasia, 56 East Asia, 82 Asia Pacific.
This Olympic Day, Special Olympics celebrates the support of over 660 National Sport Federations and National Olympic Committees that help us bring the transformational power of sport to people with and without intellectual disabilities around the globe!
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Nick Roker getting a kiss from his mother after a swim competition.
TODAY show weatherman and co-host of 3rd Hour of TODAY Al Roker had an unforgettable Father’s Day weekend after his son Nick brought home two gold medals at the Special Olympics New York Summer Games.
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A photo of a hand holding a phone with the Sprout app activating.
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities gives people with intellectual disabilities (ID) the inalienable right to health care of the highest standards. In a similar vein, a person with ID is not inherently unhealthy.
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Three athletes gather for the SPROUT app launch.
Special Olympics Asia Pacific has partnered with a team of tech giants including Microsoft to develop an inclusive fitness app geared specifically to individuals with intellectual disabilities.
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Athlete planking, he's in a green t-shirt and sneakers with gray shorts. The background is different shades of purple in an organic pattern.
To be a great athlete, you need to be a healthy athlete. For National Fitness Month this May, we’re challenging athletes, coaches, families and supporters to take a plank challenge.
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A group of Special Olympic athletes had a day to remember as they trained alongside multiple Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix in a Unified Sprint Clinic at Dubai Police Academy Stadium, today (17 March).
Fitness is an important component of a healthy lifestyle for everyone. For athletes, a good fitness routine can help them perform at the highest level during every competition while feeling confident.
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Special Olympics Athletes, Hillary Kern in a pink Special Olympics hoodie smiling for a picture. Behind her are two Special Olympics Healthy Athletes posters hung on a tan wall.
The following submission comes from Special Olympics New Hampshire athlete Parker Thornton.
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Chicago Cubs Pitcher, Kyle Hendricks, stands with athletes and two Celebrity Sweat celebrities after participating in Yoga. Athletes are in shorts and a red shirt that reads Keep Calm and Live Unified and some of the athletes have medals around their necks. Kyle in all blue and white tights has a medal around his neck.
SO athlete Daniel Smrokowski, Chicago Cubs Kyle Hendricks and his wife Emma Hendricks shared their motivations and daily routines.
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