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Special Olympics North America Championship Wraps up Day Two of Softball Competition

On a crisp and chilly Saturday morning at Peaks View Park in Lynchburg, Virginia, Special Olympics softball teams from across the United States and Canada joined together for the 2023 Special Olympics North America Softball Championship. Teams, both traditional and Unified, started in a round-robin format.
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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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Leading From the Heart: Meet Cindy

Cindy is a born leader, though that may not have been obvious at first. She was born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, cerebral palsy and intellectual disability.
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Remembering Denny Alldridge

The Special Olympics family is mourning the loss of Denny Alldridge. He died Sept. 5th at his home in Stoughton, WI. He was 72.
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Multisport Star Daina Shilts Embraces Being Different

The snowboarder is an athlete leader who’s as dynamic on the speaker’s podium as she is on the slopes.
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Daina Shilts's Performance Shows the Power of Inclusion

Her Super G run in Snowboarding at Special Olympics World Games in Austria wowed fans. Learn what helped her get there.
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See the Athlete First

Watch this impressive spot called "Skeleton", starring Mario Ogunbowale, a Special Olympics Wisconsin athlete.