Meet Team Wisconsin Athlete, Jay Bremmer

December 20, 2013

Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) selected Jay Bremmer of Wisconsin Rapids as one of  62 athletes to represent Team Wisconsin at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in Princeton, New Jersey on June 14-21, 2014. Wisconsin athletes will compete in athletics, aquatics, bocce, bowling, flag football, gymnastics, powerlifting and volleyball.

Bremmer, who has been involved in SOWI for 10 years, participates in basketball, bocce and bowling. When he’s not training for Special Olympics, Bremmer works at ODC Wood Trust. In 2007, ODC Wood Trust awarded Bremmer the Personal Achievement Award 

“Through Special Olympics I have become stronger in mind and body,” said Bremmer. “It gives me self-worth and confidence.” 

This will be Bremmer’s first trip to the USA Games. He will compete in bocce and will be one of 86 delegates representing Team Wisconsin at the 2014 USA Games in New Jersey.

SOWI will host an official training camp for Team Wisconsin athletes on May 17-18, 2014 at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. The 2014 USA Games will showcase the abilities of athletes with intellectual disabilities, promote the ideals of acceptance and inclusion through sport, and celebrate the transformative power of Special Olympics. A total of 3,500 athletes, 1,000 coaches and delegates, 10,000 volunteers and 70,000 spectators will attend.   
Sports competition will be held at venues throughout Mercer County, New Jersey, including Princeton University, Rider University, The College of New Jersey, Mercer County Park and several area private schools. There will be ample opportunities for supporters across the state to show their spirit and join the team through volunteerism, donations and attendance.  For more information or to learn more about how you can support a local athlete, visit 

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