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And the Community Outstanding Coach Award Goes to Special Olympics Alberta Coach Marie Powell

As a child, Marie Powell's parents always encouraged her parents to participate in sports.
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SOI Representatives Appraised how Kazan is getting ready for SO World Winter Games

They examined Special Olympics World Winter Games facilities and discussed further steps to prepare for the competitions.
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360 Coaching with Cindy Schopper

I’ve been a Special Olympics North Dakota coach for 32 years. In that time, I’ve had the opportunity to coach athletes in snowshoe, cross-country skiing, bowling, basketball, volleyball, powerlifting, swimming, soccer (football) and athletics.
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Special Olympics Athlete Ashley Adie Finds a Sense of Belonging; Both in Sport and the Workplace

In 2004, 14-year old Ashley Adie experienced true inclusion for the first time. During a Special Olympics British Columbia Regional swim meet, Adie would enjoy the competition, but she found something much more than the ribbons and personal bests that day.
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Athletes Ready to Shine at Special Olympics Invitational Games 2020 in Sweden

The iconic winter sport venues of Östersund and Åre play host to 300 Special Olympics athletes who have come to Sweden to compete in the Special Olympics Invitational Games 2020.
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Ashley: Setting Goals—Then Exceeding Them

At more than 300 pounds, Ashley was motivated to make changes in both her fitness and nutrition regimens. Learn what inspired her.

Asmaa Naser Eddin Wins Medal for Syria Despite Odds

She fled the bomb zone, and she arrived in a country where dreams come true. Learn what she endured just to train.
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