Special Olympics

Canada’s Danielle Dorris checks her time after winning a gold medal in the women’s 50m butterfly at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan on Friday, Sept.3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canadian Paralympic Committee-Scott Grant

Canadian teen Danielle Dorris wins Paralympic gold and sets world record

Danielle Dorris captured a gold medal in the 50-metre butterfly at the Tokyo Paralympics

 

Betty Coleman is passing the torch virtually this year as the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run raises funds for Special Olympians. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)

B.C.’s Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics goes virtual

The annual event partnering RCMP with Special Olympians is dramatically altered by COVID-19

 

Special Olympics Prince Rupert is having a bake sale at the Northern Savings Credit Union today until 2 p.m. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Special Olympics bake sale on now

All proceeds going to support local sports at afternoon fundraiser

 

Northwest athletes winners in 2019 BC Special Olympics Winter Games

Northwest athletes winners in 2019 BC Special Olympics Winter Games

Region 7 athletes from Terrace, Kitimat and Smithers earned 24 medals Feb. 21-23

Northwest athletes winners in 2019 BC Special Olympics Winter Games
Jamie Alexander rises out of the water during a butterfly race. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

First Special Olympics swim meet hosted in Prince Rupert

Jamie Alexander finished first in the 100-metre individual medley and 400-metre freestyle

Jamie Alexander rises out of the water during a butterfly race. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)