You are helping to level the playing field.
As most of you know, Special Olympics is more than an annual event. It is year-round competitive and recreational sporting programs operating at the local, provincial, national and international levels.
The confidence gained through sport has positively translated into many other areas of our lives: we are employed, independent, contributing members of our communities.
As a beneficiary of Race on the River, we remember you each time we load the team bus, pull on our jerseys, dive into the pool, when our coaches inspire us to dig deep as we round that last corner and sprint for the finish line, and when we shake the hands of our competitors after a tough game.
Thank you for recognizing our similarities rather than our differences.
Much appreciation to the Pictou County ATV Club for ensuring we had a boat to paddle.
Special Olympics Pictou County Board Member and Race on the River Team Captain SO Bluenosers
On behalf of Special Olympics Northern Region