Introducing our new Fitness Competition

January 29, 2021 Blog

Beginning this February, athletes and Unified partners will have a fun new way to compete in different fitness exercises and measure overall performance levels through our new Fitness Competition. The Fitness Competition can be held virtually/at-home or at in-person practices...


Cindy Bentley helps kick off Young Athletes Storytime

January 29, 2021 Blog, Featured

Longtime Special Olympics Wisconsin athlete Cindy Bentley helped kick off a new initiative when she served as the inaugural athlete reader for our new Young Athletes Storytime on January 26. During the virtual session conducted via Zoom, Bentley read Sneezy...


The LETR gets creative for Plunge season

January 29, 2021 Blog, Events, Featured

The Law Enforcement Torch Run committee for the Madison Polar Plunge kicked off a unique Plunge season with a fun and rather unusual DIY Plunge on January 23 in Verona. Their friends at the Verona Fire Department helped to make...


The 2021 Polar Plunge: Your Adventure. Your Way.

January 28, 2021 Blog, Events, Press

Registration is now open for the 2021 Polar Plunge presented by the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) for Special Olympics Wisconsin! One of Wisconsin’s premier winter experiences for more than 20 years now, this year’s event will look a little...


12 Days of SOWI

December 25, 2020 Blog, Featured

Join us as we celebrate “12 Days of SOWI” this holiday season! In previous years we’ve highlighted athlete stories we’ve told throughout the year. However, this year we’ve expanded the campaign to highlight athletes as well as the many other...


2022 USA Games excitement starts now

November 10, 2020 Blog, Events

Although it may seem far off, excitement is starting to brew for the 2022 USA Games presented by Jersey Mike’s Subs that will be taking place June 5 – 12, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. Let the nominations begin! Here in...


The Youth Activation Committee takes over

November 10, 2020 Blog, Featured

Members of the Youth Activation Committee celebrated October’s National Bully Prevention Month by taking over some of our social media channels on October 27 during the inaugural YAC social media takeover. The Columbus High students posted on Instagram and Facebook...


SOWI athletes get creative in finding ways to inspire

November 9, 2020 Blog, Featured

While COVID-19 has made for a fall with fewer Special Olympics Wisconsin activities than in a normal year, many SOWI athletes were able to find creative ways to stay engaged with the SOWI community and inspire others in new and...


SOWI athlete Bailey Durni takes the crown

November 9, 2020 Blog, Featured

The students of Platteville High School demonstrated their deep commitment to inclusion recently when they selected Special Olympics Wisconsin athlete Bailey Durni as their Homecoming Queen on October 2. It was a fitting way for Durni to kick off her...



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