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On Wednesday, April 1, Anytime Fitness launched their first live workout video in partnership with Special Olympics. Each week, a new live video will be produced that is specifically created for our athletes and people of differing abilities. All videos will be shared and stored on the Anytime Fitness Facebook page.
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Stephanie flexing her biceps.
Stephanie Ching has been a tenacious Special Olympics athlete for more than 25 years and has the medals to prove it! A Special Olympics champion in every sense of the word, Stephanie trains, competes, serves on the Board of Directors for Special Olympics Northern California, and shares fitness insights as a Global Ambassador and a Health Messenger.
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Athlete doing crunches on a yoga mat inside.
In August 2013, the United Nations proclaimed 6 April to be the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. It is a global day to recognize “the positive influence that sport can have on the advancement of human rights, and social and economic development.”
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Vince shows his muscles.
Vince Egan, a 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games gold medal winner in alpine skiing from Colorado, competes in five Special Olympics sports and coaches youth basketball.
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School of Strength Athletes pose with WWE Superstar Becky Lynch
On 25 March, NBC’s TODAY Show hosts Al Roker and Craig Melvin featured the brand new Special Olympics School of Strength fitness campaign in a new segment called #UpliftTODAY, designed to spread positivity.
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School of Strength Athletes pose with WWE Superstar Becky Lynch
Partners with WWE Superstar Becky Lynch to Develop Series of Peer-Led Workout Videos to Inspire Year-Round Fitness
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Group of athletes standing together holding the WWE championship belt
The mere mention of the word “bootcamp” can strike fear in the hearts of many. Yet for others, it conjures up the idea of strength, which is exactly what inclusive bootcamp instructor Beth Donahue wants her class to develop.
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Special Olympics athletes playing bocce
My name is James Kropp, and I am a Special Olympics athlete competing in bocce and bowling. I have won many medals, including a gold in bocce.
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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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