Snowboarding

22 people pose in a group photo on the slopes after competing. All of them are wearing brightly colored snow clothes, goggles, and helmets. One of them holds a snowboard.
On 23 January, 10 pairs of Special Olympics athletes and professional snowboarders returned for the sixth annual Unified Snowboarding Competition at the X Games in Aspen, Colorado. For the first time ever, six teams of two, including one Special Olympics athlete and one professional skier, competed in the first-ever Unified Skiing Competition at the X Games.
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Unified pair celebrating with their medals in front of the press.
For the first year ever, a Unified Ski competition will be part of the line-up of the Special Olympics Unified races at the 2020 X Games.
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X Games 100 days out advertizement
Announcement Marks 100 Days Out from X Games Minneapolis 2019.
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Daniel Smrokowski and Daina Shilts
Daniel Smrokowski, a Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger, interviews Daina Shilts, special correspondent for ESPN for the Special Olympics World Games 2019.
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Meece and Klug receive their gold medals.
Special Olympics Unified Sports® pair Henry Meece and Chris Klug took home gold for a 4th time at Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding at X Games Aspen 2019.
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Special Olympics athlete Daina Hannah at X-Games with Hanna Teter showing off medals.
Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding is returning to X Games Aspen for a fifth straight year!
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Daina Shilts holding up her silver medal at the 2013 Special Olympics.
Daina Shilts can and has become a symbol of leadership in the Inclusion Revolution.
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Learn what he asked a three-time Grammy Award winner to do for his girlfriend—and why he got so much well deserved attention.
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Andre Berg won gold in Snowboarding Super G 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games. Learn how an accident spurred him to compete.
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Daina Shilts: The Power of Sports—and Unity
She won bronze at the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games and has competed alongside her longtime role-model Hannah Teter.