Special Olympics

Betty Coleman is passing the torch virtually this year as the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run raises funds for Special Olympians. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)

B.C.’s Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics goes virtual

The annual event partnering RCMP with Special Olympians is dramatically altered by COVID-19

 

Special Olympics BC – Vernon athlete Justin Chippendale sprinted his way to a gold medal in snowshoeing at the 2020 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games in Thunder Bay. (Special Olympics BC photo)

Vernon Special Olympians medal at Canada Games

Snowshoer Mary Adamson leads way with three medals; snowshoer, cross-country skier win golds

 

Vernon’s Justin Sigal (90) competes for Canada in cross-country skiing at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria. (Photo: Special Olympics B.C.)

Vernon athletes well-prepared for Special Olympics Canada Winter Games

Five athletes from the city heading to Thunder Bay from Feb. 25-29

 

Bowling lanes ready for Vernon’s Special Olympics BC Winter Games

Bowling lanes ready for Vernon’s Special Olympics BC Winter Games

Special Olympics get underway Feb. 21

  • Jan 29, 2019
Bowling lanes ready for Vernon’s Special Olympics BC Winter Games
Healthy Athletes changes the course for Special Olympians

Healthy Athletes changes the course for Special Olympians

Interactions with Special Olympics athletes lead to referrals back into the health care system.

  • Jan 4, 2019
Healthy Athletes changes the course for Special Olympians
What is Special Olympics?

What is Special Olympics?

When people think of Special Olympics, they often think of the Paralympics.

  • Dec 19, 2018
What is Special Olympics?