X Games co-host Mitrani excited about #ShredHate launch; Shilts preps for Unified Snowboarding

January 25, 2017

ASPEN, Colo. – This year’s first-time X Games Aspen co-host, pro snowboarder and former X Games competitor, Jack Mitrani, has also played a key role in the launch of ESPN and X Games’ bullying prevention program Shred Hate. Mitrani sat...


Special Olympics USA Team Named

January 12, 2017

210 Athletes and Coaches to Represent U.S. at 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games January 12, 2017 — Special Olympics USA is proud to announce that it will send a 210-member delegation to represent the United States at the 2017...


Get to know the three Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes heading to the Winter World Games this March

November 30, 2016

Kyle Robinson         Hometown: Ashland, WI Years Involved in Special Olympics: 2 2017 World Games event: Alpine Skiing Employed: Hugo’s Pizza Hobbies: ATV’s, Playing Games Two years ago, Kyle Robinson was a quiet young man hesitant to...


Former Green Bay Packers and Law Enforcement raise funds in Inaugural Titletown Showdown Flag Football Tournament benefitting Special Olympics Wisconsin

November 1, 2016

Green Bay, WI— On the sidelines of historic City Stadium on the morning of October 22nd, a group of Special Olympics athletes from Oshkosh huddled and began to stretch for their approaching game. That morning, their ragtag flag football team...


ESPN and ABC Networks to Deliver First-Ever Coverage of Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017 in Austria

October 26, 2016

Coverage March 18-25 of World Winter Games 2017 in Graz, Schladming-Rohrmoos and Ramsau Opening Ceremony on ABC to feature Pageantry, Performances, Special Guests Nightly ESPN2 program will bring viewers stories, competition showcase, interviews and more ESPN coverage to reach at...


Special Olympics Wisconsin Athlete among Recipients for the 2016 Anne Krupp Memorial Scholarship

October 12, 2016

Congratulations to the USTA/Midwest Tennis & Education Foundation Anne Krupp Memorial Scholarship inaugural recipients.  Lisa Gilson from Wisconsin and Dawn Crawford from Indiana are this year’s recipients. The scholarship in the amount of $2,500 is presented to one or more...


My son is not “broken”

September 29, 2016

“I remember the day my wife and I went to have a sonogram for our second child”, shares father, Don Wigington. “We were hoping for a boy. Tyler was born a healthy baby but as the months passed, there were...


1st Annual Titletown Showdown

September 29, 2016

This October, the 1st Annual Titletown Showdown will be held at the iconic City Stadium in Green Bay on October 22. This 6-on-6 flag football tournament fundraiser is an opportunity to play on the same turf as many former Green...


Punt, Pass, Kick

September 27, 2016

Fall is in the air and so is football! Catch SOWI athletes in action at the State Flag Football Tournament in Neenah on October 1st for a day of passes, touchdowns and high-fives! Flag football is gaining popularity among our...



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