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Chris Nikic standing after a swim meet with medals around his neck
This is an excerpt from the USA Today article titled “Special Olympian Chris Nikic trains to be first person with Down syndrome to complete Ironman.”
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Chris Nikic biking at a competition.
Chris Nikic, a Special Olympics Florida athlete who has Down syndrome, competes in golf, swimming, track, basketball and triathlons.
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A group of athletes close together posing with thumbs up and the peace sign; athletes are wearing red and white Adidas football uniforms.
On Monday, June 10th, Special Olympics International, in partnership with the United Nations Division for Inclusive Social Development of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations will host a panel discussion at the United Nations in conjunction with the 12th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
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Bradley Robert Moore
Equestrian rider Bradley Robert Moore didn't let circumstance stand in his way.
Brittany with a woman on the courts. Brittany is smiling big and has on a USA shirt. in the background is a Play Unified sign.
Brittany Tagliareni has won her first game of the 2019 World Games in a hard-fought match against Belgium's Lies Gielis, daughter of late European football legend Marc Gielis.
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After the Unified team from Florida won, Bob Rall and Tonya Snodgrass took off their shoes and laid them on home plate. Learn why.
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Bocce courts featuring a revolutionary design took center stage—find out what was so different about them.
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To train for winter sports, Michelle laces up her snow boots, straps on her skis, and heads to the beach -- even in 90 degree heat.
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Being different never kept him out of the pool; in fact, it's what got him in the water in the first place.
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