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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...
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...
May 31, 2018 • Featured, Press
Best friends Erica Patrick and Kira Janisch have shared a lot through the years, but in a few weeks, they will embark on an experience of a lifetime.
May 9, 2018 • Blog, Featured
Kim Raatz has been a Special Olympics Wisconsin athlete since 1994 and she competes as a member of the North Suburban agency. She will be representing Wisconsin in swimming at the 2018 USA Games in Seattle this summer. Her mother, Sue, has...
March 23, 2018 • Blog, Featured, Press
Madison, Wis. (PRESS RELEASE) – 100 days from today, 49 Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes and five Unified partners will begin their competition at the 2018 USA Games in Seattle, Washington. From July 1-6, Team Wisconsin will be competing in basketball, bocce,...
March 1, 2018 • Blog, Featured
For the 54 SOWI athletes and Unified partners heading to Seattle for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in July, it goes without saying the week of competition and festivities is going to be a special time for them. But for two...
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...
February 14, 2018 • Featured, Press
Sofia Walhovd and Steve Woodard of The Arc Greater Columbia County have been selected as members of the Team Wisconsin in swimming for the upcoming 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, which will take place July 1-6 in Seattle.
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’...