Category: Athletes

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: Sasha Cruz Makes History In Her Family

By Terrionna Brockman Long Beach swim athlete, Sasha Cruz is ready to take a dive at USA Games in Orlando, Florida! She will be making history in her family as ...

Bowling Season Begins July 11

Together Again: Let’s Play! Dust off those bowling balls. Lace up your bowling shoes. The Bowling Season returns on Monday, July 11! The season will run through August 21 and ...

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: John Ngo Shares That Showing Good Sportsmanship Is an Important Quality as an Athlete

By Peter Tkac  John Ngo is a Special Olympics athlete from Southern California, a place he has lived his entire life. It’s also the region he will be representing in ...

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: Krystal Johnson Emphasizes Her Need to Stay Fit and Try Her Best

By Kimberly Villa  Krystal Johnson is no stranger to Special Olympics Southern California. In the 21 years she’s been involved, she has participated in tennis, athletics, bowling, and floor hockey. ...

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: Katharina Mitchell Takes Big Steps Into a New Adventure

By Terrionna Brockman  Katharina Mitchell is from Tehachapi, California, and is proud to showcase her bowling skills at USA Games in Orlando, Florida for the first time. She has been ...

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: Corey Martin Has the Will to Win

By Terrionna Brockman  Antelope Valley athlete, Corey Martin gets to check two new experiences off his bucket list. He will be competing at USA Games and traveling to Orlando, Florida ...

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: Karen Cruz Has the Confidence of a Champion

By Terrionna Brockman  East San Gabriel Valley track and field athlete, Karen Cruz is anticipating USA Games in Orlando, Florida. She has been training for over seven years with Special ...

Timothy Athlete Sprinting To Finish Line

USA Games Athlete Spotlight: Track And Field Star, Timothy Woodall Prepared To Compete

By Quyen Nguyen Timothy Woodall is a dedicated athlete who strives to be on the podium every chance he gets. He is from Long Beach, California, and is currently preparing ...

Athlete Michael Leon to Represent SOSC at the 2022 USA Games Torch Run Final Leg

Before competition begins in June at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, an elite group of law enforcement officers and Special Olympics athletes will escort the Special Olympics ...

Special Olympics Provides Matthew Watkins with the Strength and Confidence to Be Himself

Matthew Watkins connection with Special Olympics Southern California is much bigger than training and competing in sports. Special Olympics helped him build his confidence and be true to himself. Matthew ...

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