14 year old Keegan Waite has been with Special Olympics PEI for 2 years, where he plays goalie with the local program in Summerside called Summerside Mustangs. Keegan is the youngest member to ever be on Team PEI, having participated at the Special Olympics Canada 2016 Winter Games in Corner Brook, NF,
“My experience with Special Olympics has been really cool. Being able to play against friendly competition, even at a National level, has been amazing.” Keegan Waite
26 year old Emily Ross has been with Special Olympics Alberta since 2004. She participates in cross-country skiing and athletics.
“Special Olympics has changed my life by giving me new opportunities, making new friends and travelling. It has brought me out of my comfort zone and pushed me to do the best I can.” - Emily Ross
Tijana has been a Special Olympics athlete for over 10 years. She is one of the first graduates of the Special Olympics Yukon school based program. Currently, Tijana trains and competes in golf, figure skating and bocce. The highlight of her sport career was this past March while participating at the Special Olympics Canada 2016 Winter Games where she won a Gold Medal in Figure Skating. Tijana is happiest when going to Special Olympics programs as she enjoys spending time with her teammates.