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Emma Haug Turns Volunteer Hours into Lifelong Passion and Wins Outstanding Coach Award

For most of her youth, Emma Haug, a coach for Special Olympics Washington, played soccer and volleyball, but as she entered the hallways of high school, sports became secondary.
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Athlete Kelly Campbell Makes History as First Special Olympics Washington Athlete to be Named Board Chair

Having been involved with the organization for over three decades in a variety of areas, Campbell is set to become the first athlete to be named board chair for the Program.
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Inclusion Starts Young

Learn more about Young Athlete Arianna's story and the Special Olympics partnership with BILLY Footwear entitled Inclusion Fits!
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Special Olympics Inc. Partners with Smartsheet to Unlock Collaboration, Helping Them Achieve More for Athletes Across the Globe

Smartsheet’s platform empowers Special Olympics Inc. staff and athletes to break down silos and stay connected
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Special Olympics Programs Throughout North America Pivot to Host Virtual Summer Games

All Special Olympics Programs are experiencing a new kind of normal in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing all to go virtual this year.
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Special Olympics Athletes Ready to Run the 2019 Boston Marathon

For the first time, five Special Olympics athletes from five states around the U.S. have qualified to run in the annual Boston Marathon.
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Virginia Wade

A longtime athlete who joined a ski team when she was 8, Virginia Wade skis every weekend in winter while also training in gymnastics six to 12 hours a week.
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Dancer Robert Wallop's Performance Draws Standing Ovation

Robert won back to back gold medals at the 2015 Summer Games in Los Angeles and the 2017 World Winter Games in Graz, Austria.
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Twins Awed By Athletes at World Winter Games 2017

Duncan and Cedric followed their sister Victoria to World Games 2017, and they couldn't stop raving about the athletes.
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Snowboarder Jeremy Beckham's Bold Moves Pay Off

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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