Leader-Telegram passes the Buckshot baton to WIN

July 31, 2018 Blog, Events, Press

Eau Claire, Wis. (PRESS RELEASE) – Special Olympics Wisconsin is thrilled to introduce Eau Claire-based technology company WIN as the new Exclusive Presenting Partner for the Chippewa Valley’s legendary Buckshot Run. In 2018, the race now known as the WIN Buckshot Run...


2018 Special Olympics USA Games Highlights

July 11, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

Opening Ceremony The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games opened in Seattle in spectacular fashion on a beautiful Sunday afternoon on July 1 with roughly 40,000 fans filling Husky Stadium at the University of Washington. Special Olympics Wisconsin and 4,000 other competitors...


2018 USA Games Day 5 Highlights

July 7, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

Friday marked the final day of Special Olympics USA Games action and many of the week’s events had already wrapped up, making for a much less crowded University of Washington campus. The highlight of the day was in basketball where Team Wisconsin...


2018 USA Games Day 4 Highlights

July 6, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

  Thursday’s Special Olympics USA Games action was intense as pool play in team sports gave way to the medal rounds. The highlight of the day was in Unified soccer, where Team Wisconsin faced Colorado for gold in their division....


Celebrating 50 Years of Unity and Empowerment

July 5, 2018 Events, Press

The spark that became today’s Special Olympics movement was ignited at the first 1968 International Summer Games in Chicago, Illinois. Five decades later, Special Olympics is returning to Chicago to launch the year-long global Special Olympics 50th Anniversary celebrations this July. Starting July...


2018 USA Games Day 3 Highlights

July 5, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

Team Wisconsin continued to perform well across the Greater Seattle area during their Fourth of July competitions at the 2018 USA Games. Perhaps the story of the day was one of redemption for two athletes who the previous day were...


2018 USA Games Day 2 Highlights

July 4, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

Competition continued on Tuesday at the Special Olympics USA Games as all 14 of the sports being showcased in the Games were in full swing and over 15,000 fans were gathered in venues across the Puget Sound region to cheer on...


2018 USA Games Day 1 Highlights

July 3, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

Day 1 of competition at the Special Olympics USA Games brought lots of intensity and several early-week medals for Team Wisconsin. Team Wisconsin bowlers picked up four day-one medals. Brooklyn Kolff and Jacob Wilson scored golds right out of the...


2018 USA Games Opening Ceremony Highlights

July 2, 2018 Blog, Events

The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games opened in spectacular fashion on a beautiful Seattle afternoon yesterday with roughly 40,000 fans filling Husky Stadium at the University of Washington. Special Olympics Wisconsin and 4,000 other competitors were entertained by the likes...



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