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Welcome to Special Olympics Wyoming

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World Competition on Snow, Ice and Court

The Special Olympics World Winter Games run from March 14-25 in Graz, Schladming and Ramsau in Austria. Opening Ceremony will be broadcast Saturday 3/18 at Noon on ABC stations.

We have Mike Samp, Chief of Police for UW currently involved with the Final Leg Torch Run events leading up to lighting the cauldron for the Opening Ceremony. Go Mike! We appreciate you representing our program!

Our Wyoming athletes competing in the Games are Gary Endecott from Jackson and James Boswell from Hulett.  We are so proud of the great job these two are doing representing Wyoming on Team USA.

ESPN and ABC will be covering events lets watch and cheer them on!!

 

 

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Our Mission

The mission of Special Olympics Wyoming is to provide year round participation in sports training and athletic competition in a variety of well-coached Olympic-Type sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities by providing athletes with continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness skills, express courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of talents, skills and friendship with their families, friends, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Our Philosophy

black logoSpecial Olympics is founded on the belief that people with intellectual disabilities can, with proper instruction and encouragement, learn, enjoy and benefit from participation in individual and team sports, adapted as necessary to meet the needs of those with intellectual and physical limitations.

Special Olympics believes that consistent training is indispensable to the development of an individual’s sports skills. In addition, competition among those of equal abilities is the most appropriate means of testing these skills, measuring progress, and providing incentives for personal growth.