Powerlifting

Milton Rosen the Rocks rock
Milton Rosen, a Special Olympics athlete, formed a close bond with Dwayne Johnson during their childhood.
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Angel preparing to dead lift; she's standing on stage.
Angel walked up to the barbell at the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 and rose above the years of struggle that are now behind her.
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Angel
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Arial shot of female player shooting for the hoop; 9 other players accompany her on the court along with three officials and spectators can be seen int he background.
The first day of competition, 15 March, at the 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi kicked off with a number of notable firsts.
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Steven Dodd
Most people describe Steven as a leader first; then, as a multi-sport athlete, training hard in a new sport for the 2019 World Games!
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Athlete Mitchell Betsworth deadlifts on stage at the 2018 USA Games.
Special Olympics Iowa athlete and USA Games powerlifting competitor Mitchell Betsworth will have his photo from the USA Games as part of Sports Illustrated’s Year in Pictures in their 12/17/18 issue.
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Around 120 participants including 34 athletes with intellectual disabilities took part in the competition.
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Meet Chevi
Chevi Peters struggled with health issues all his life. After 38 operations, he's winning gold—and showing what strength really means.