Athletes Across the State Take Part in Partner Up Power Up
Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners across the state are participating in the 2023 spring season of Partner Up Power March 7 – May 1. This eight-week training program is Unified so both individuals with and without intellectual disabilities can train together. It can be fully done from home with materials provided and online resources available. Learn more.
Athletes Go for Gold at Spring Games
Spring Games season has arrived! Each year, local programs host Spring Games taking place March through May. Nearly 40,000 Special Olympics athletes will take part in their community’s Spring Games, many of which primarily feature athletic competition in track and field events. Learn more!
“Champions” Movie Features Two Special Olympics NC Athletes
Bringing actors together with and without intellectual disabilities, “Champions” is the heartwarming story of a minor-league basketball coach, Woody Harrelson, who helps take a team of Special Olympics athletes further than they ever imagined. Special Olympics NC athletes Kevin Iannucci and Brad Edens star as members of the team. Read more about the two actors!