Special Olympics North Carolina News
NC to be Well Represented at 2015 World Games
North Carolina will be represented by four athletes at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games July 25-Aug. 2 in Los Angeles. Katie Degnan (tennis), Allison Douglas (equestrian), Starr Kluttz (aquatics) and Randy Rogers (golf) will all compete as part of Special Olympics Team USA. Numerous NC volunteers will also be in LA serving as coaches, sport managers and officials. Additionally, officer Al Negron of Winston-Salem Police Dept. will represent NC in the 2015 International Torch Run Final Leg. Meet the team and learn more about the 2015 World Games!
SONC Athletes Succeed on the Ice!
Athletes from Dare, Mecklenburg and Wake counties hosted athletes from Alabama, Florida and Georgia at the 2015 Southeast Winter Games Figure Skating at Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail! Nearly 30 athletes hit the ice to display their skills. Results are now posted.
Just Dance Challenge
Special Olympics and Just Dance, the top dance and music videogame, are teaming up to create the Just Dance Challenge, an online fundraising promotion (through Jan. 31) to raise money for Special Olympics while spreading the message of inclusion and empowerment! View this celebrity video for more information. Then register at esports.specialolympics.org and get dancing!