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Swimming

The Spring 2022 class focused on designing competition wear for Powerlifting and Swimming.
Special Olympics Puerto Rico athlete David “El Delfin Boricua” Torres Rivera became the first person with Down syndrome to participate in the IRONMAN 70.3 Puerto Rico.
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Amber Gertsch has a passion for everything she does—taking care of her red-tail hawk, sword-fighting, being an emergency medical technician (EMT)—but some things stand out more than others. Behind her gaming chair sits a wall full of medals from virtual walking events and patches from various fire departments, police departments, EMS, and military nationwide.
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Matos will lead the Brazadas por la Inclusión (Strokes for Inclusion) swimming event and the general public will be able to support and participate in a virtual manner.
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For over three decades, Chris Meservey has shared his blissfulness with everyone he meets within Special Olympics Nevada and beyond. By career choice, he teaches public speaking at the high school level but stemming from his love of sports, he coaches basketball and swimming.
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Omar Al Shami proudly represented his country, the United Arab Emirates, at the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, and achieved a gold medal in the swimming competition.
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Little did Meyer know the whole day was planned with one big surprise in mind: she would represent Ohio in swimming at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games.
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Athlete Ben Collins interviews friend and Unified Youth Leadership pair for International Day of Friendship.
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Stephanie Handojo discusses pushing past hurdles in life.
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For the third time, ultra-swimmer Joel Matos will test his mental and physical strength in Brazadas por la Inclusión (Strokes for Inclusion), a swimming marathon fundraiser for Special Olympics Puerto Rico. This time, Brazadas por la Inclusión will visit seven beaches around the country and the general public will be able to support and participate in a virtual manner.
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