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...


Help us send Team Wisconsin off in style!

June 22, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

In just over a week, Team Wisconsin will be traveling to Seattle to represent the Badger State in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. But before they depart, a celebratory send-off is in order! Friday, June 29  | 5-7 pm...


Opening Eyes helps SOWI swimmer see finish line

June 21, 2018 Blog, Featured

SOWI athlete Alison Mushett is still on cloud nine after the Summer Games earlier this month, where she helped her relay team bring home the gold. As fast as she was before, Alison attributes some of her speed and success...


Daina Shilts named ESPN’s Special Olympics Analyst for USA Games

June 20, 2018 Events, Featured, Press

ESPN announced yesterday that Special Olympics Wisconsin athlete Daina Shilts will make her debut with the network as the Special Olympics Analyst throughout the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games from Seattle. Daina’s and ESPN’s coverage of the 2018 Special Olympics...


Dexter Family Overcomes Hardships at Summer Games through Swimming

June 14, 2018 Blog, Featured

Cindy Dexter and her daughter, Chance, geared up for their swim relay at the State Summer Games while Cindy’s husband, Mark, watched on with their other daughter Kaylee, Chance’s twin. The freestyle relay is an event Kaylee was used to...



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