Checking out the other side of the ice for Team Wisconsin

February 16, 2018 Blog, Featured

It makes sense that hockey players would be well suited to the Polar Plunge. There’s no doubting their toughness or their comfort with ice and extreme temperatures. So naturally, some members of Madison’s hockey community have been plunging together in the...


The Tough Job Experts tackle the Coolest Event of the Year!

February 14, 2018 Featured, Press

Madison, Wis. (PRESS RELEASE) – Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) is proud to announce that The Tough Job Experts at JP Cullen will serve as the Premier Partner for the Madison Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Wisconsin that will take place on...


The Polar Bear takes the Polar Plunge

January 31, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

If you find yourself at the Oshkosh Polar Plunge this year on February 17, you might just find yourself face to face with a polar bear as he emerges from the icy waters. And, no, we’re not even talking about...


Team Wisconsin is ready to tackle the 2018 USA Games

January 31, 2018 Blog, Featured

Now that we’re well into the new year, it’s time for Special Olympics Wisconsin to turn its eyes toward the 2018 USA Games in Seattle, Washington. And this year’s USA Games are extra special because we’re also celebrating Special Olympics’...


Kenosha Polar Plunge Chair and LETR superstar heading to Seattle for the USA Games

January 25, 2018 Blog, Featured

About nine years ago, when Kenosha Police Officer Kate Schaper agreed to attend her first Special Olympics Wisconsin event to hand out awards, little did she know the experience would change her life forever. And in fact, the life-changing experience...


SOWI athlete Daina Shilts returns to Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding at X Games Aspen

January 19, 2018 Featured, Press

Madison, Wis. (PRESS RELEASE) – When X Games Aspen returns to celebrate its 17th year in Aspen Snowmass, Colo., from January 25-28, the winter action sports and youth lifestyle festival will descend upon Buttermilk Mountain and showcase the talents of more...


Winter Warriors hit the slopes and trails of Wausau this weekend

January 19, 2018 Blog, Featured

When the 160+ SOWI athletes from across the state converge on Wausau this weekend for the Special Olympics Wisconsin State Winter Games, they’ll be bringing a nice mix of winter warrior experience. For SOWI athletes Heidi Van Abel, Daina Shilts...


Team Wisconsin roommates step up their training for the USA Games

January 5, 2018 Blog, Featured

As we all know and recently experienced, the holidays can be a tough time to stay in shape. Cakes, candies and cookies are seemingly everywhere and constantly within reach. It’s no coincidence that the most common New Year’s Resolution is...


Columbus High’s Jahlieh Gardipee steers SOWI’s Youth Activation Committee to the USA Games and the future

November 28, 2017 Blog, Featured

SOWI volunteer Jahlieh Gardipee is a true Jill of all trades. She’s a special education teacher at Columbus High School, where she has turned the school into one of the model Unified Champion School (UCS) programs in Wisconsin as the...


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