To read the whole story about “… the largest sport and humanitarian event anywhere in the world in 2019”, visit the Special Olympics website, www.specialolympics.ca/bc.
Olympic rower Marnie McBean chosen as an Honorary Coach, said, “It’s a particular honour since it’s the 50th year of the movement and I know how hard the athletes and coaches who have earned their positions on this team have been working.”
Meanwhile, rain or shine, the new season of Sunshine Coast Special Olympics is about to launch.
Athletes and their families showed up at the SCACL offices on September 20th and signed up for their favourite sports from a wide selection including floor hockey, golf, soccer and track.
Randy Younghusband, continuing head softball coach, while maintaining the same level of energy and fun will also bring that same sense to the world of Sechelt basketball!
Swim coach Gary Rogers said this is a ‘non-qualifying’ year so there will be less pressure imposed on all his athletes (except Genny). He plans to take his swimmers to as many meets as possible.