Energizer bunny Christopher Weems keeps going and going

August 30, 2018 Blog, Featured

About three years ago, SOWI athlete Christopher Weems of the Wausau Metro agency decided to make a big change. Weems found himself at a crossroads and wanted to lose weight. “You either change something or you keep it the same,”...


‘Really excited:’ Special Olympics golfer, coach going to Abu Dhabi for World Games (FOX6)

August 26, 2018 Featured, Press

WEST ALLIS — Golf is usually a sport where it’s one person against the field, but FOX6 News recently caught up with two guys who play together as a team, and that’s led to a trip overseas.


Happy 50th anniversary, Special Olympics!

August 2, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

The Inclusion Revolution was born in Chicago on July 20, 1968. 50 years later to the day, over 40 SOWI athletes, staff, parents, coaches, mentors, members of law enforcement, members of the Board of Directors, and fans journeyed to Chicago...


2018 Special Olympics USA Games Highlights

July 11, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

Opening Ceremony The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games opened in Seattle in spectacular fashion on a beautiful Sunday afternoon on July 1 with roughly 40,000 fans filling Husky Stadium at the University of Washington. Special Olympics Wisconsin and 4,000 other competitors...


2018 USA Games Day 5 Highlights

July 7, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

Friday marked the final day of Special Olympics USA Games action and many of the week’s events had already wrapped up, making for a much less crowded University of Washington campus. The highlight of the day was in basketball where Team Wisconsin...


2018 USA Games Day 4 Highlights

July 6, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

  Thursday’s Special Olympics USA Games action was intense as pool play in team sports gave way to the medal rounds. The highlight of the day was in Unified soccer, where Team Wisconsin faced Colorado for gold in their division....


2018 USA Games Day 3 Highlights

July 5, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

Team Wisconsin continued to perform well across the Greater Seattle area during their Fourth of July competitions at the 2018 USA Games. Perhaps the story of the day was one of redemption for two athletes who the previous day were...


2018 USA Games Day 2 Highlights

July 4, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

Competition continued on Tuesday at the Special Olympics USA Games as all 14 of the sports being showcased in the Games were in full swing and over 15,000 fans were gathered in venues across the Puget Sound region to cheer on...


2018 USA Games Day 1 Highlights

July 3, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

Day 1 of competition at the Special Olympics USA Games brought lots of intensity and several early-week medals for Team Wisconsin. Team Wisconsin bowlers picked up four day-one medals. Brooklyn Kolff and Jacob Wilson scored golds right out of the...



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