It is an overcast sky in the middle of September as the leaves break away from the trees, signaling the changing of seasons. It has been drizzling all morning at Peaks View Park in Lynchburg, Virginia and the in-field dirt has changed into a wet clay-like texture. The Special Olympics Oklahoma Fighting Peacocks and the Special Olympics Maryland Fredrick County Heat will battle for the gold medal in the Unified division of the 2023 Special Olympics North America Softball Championship. That is if the rain holds off just a little longer.4 Min Read
On a crisp and chilly Saturday morning at Peaks View Park in Lynchburg, Virginia, Special Olympics softball teams from across the United States and Canada joined together for the 2023 Special Olympics North America Softball Championship. Teams, both traditional and Unified, started in a round-robin format.2 Min Read
A Special Olympics St. Kitts and Nevis Athlete Leader brings together students of all abilities through Unified football.4 Min Read
A Special Olympics Story: Chris Nikic about Special Olympics Florida athlete Chris Nikic, just won the grand prize at the Budva Sports & Arts Film festival- BSAFF in Montenegro.1 Min Read
More than a Special Olympics Florida athlete and Ambassador, more than the first person with Down syndrome to become an IRONMAN and landing in the Guinness World Records, more than finishing the New York and Boston Marathons, and more than winning ESPY and Laureus Awards.
Photographer Dillon Vibes shares his experience attending the Special Olympics World Games 2023 through photographs he captured while in Berlin. Below is a collection of photos and personal insight to his most memorable times at the Games.4 Min Read
The 2023 Brightspot Unified Golf Challenge took place over 31 July – 1 August as 48 golfers descended upon Aldie, Virginia to play four 9-hole team matches over two days at The Club at Creigton Farms.1 Min Read