A WHOLE NEW LEVEL
Meet Special Olympics Newfoundland & Labrador cross-country skier Michael Budden and Special Olympics Quebec alpine skier April Gaudain. For both athletes, Thunder Bay marks their first-ever National Games. Watch the above video and follow them in to their first Opening Ceremony experience.
From fist bumps, to high fives and thumbs up, there’s no shortage of team spirit when you’re on a Special Olympics Canada curling team. Meet the Special Olympics Team Saskatchewan curlers from Melfort who are in Thunder Bay for the 2020 Winter Games.
From two-years-old to 70-plus, there’s a place for everyone – all ages and skill levels – at Special Olympics. Meet 27-year-old Team Ontario 5 Pin bowler Brandon Khan and 52-year-old Team Alberta snowshoer Spencer Stevens, both competing at the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020.
Who said floor hockey was just for guys? Meet the women bringing their passion – and unstoppable girl power - to floor hockey at the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020.
Special Olympics is often a family affair. From siblings to parents getting involved, the movement is infectious. Meet Zack and Jess Thibeault, twin speed skaters from Special Olympics Team BC and Special Olympics Team Quebec figure skater Emilia Morin Turcotte and her coach/mother Veronique Morin.
A LIFE-CHANGING EXPERIENCE
The Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020 are officially closed! Hundreds of athletes from across the country performed with Pure Heart, achieved Personal Bests, made it to the podium and made countless new friends. Watch the highlights from the intense and inspiring week of competition.