David Burkard


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Sport: Athletics (Track & Field)
Agency: Manitowoc County Miracles

David is from Manitowoc and he has been a Special Olympics athlete since 2003. In addition to athletics (track & field), he competes in basketball, flag football, and softball. He serves as team manager for the University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc Blue Devils basketball team. In 2017 he received the Mr. Blue Devil Spirit Award. When not competing with Special Olympics, David is working at Harbor Town Inn or Brandt Busing. He’s grateful to Special Olympics for introducing him to his coaches, teammates and friends, and helping him to see different places around Wisconsin.