Category: Plane Pull

2022 Plane Pull: Captain Ernie Bille Believes Athletes Make The World A Better Place

By Melanie Barrios Ernie Bille has participated in many Plane Pull fundraisers, but this year is special. This year is the first time he will be participating as a recently ...

INSIDE SOSC: The Success Behind Team Wolfpack

By Marvin Poquiz Team Wolfpack is a long-time supporter of Special Olympics Southern California and they made history at the Plane Pull event earlier this year. This group of 25, plus one SOSC ...

INSIDE SOSC: Central Coast Hosts Plane Pull

Ten teams of 15 people tested their strength at the Central Coast Airfest and Band of Brothers ECHO Group came out on top at the Special Olympics Northern Santa Barbara ...

LB Airport Pulls Double Duty for SOSC

By Emma Lee Special Olympics Southern California will host one of its biggest events this Saturday – and there will be double the fun at Long Beach Airport. The 14th ...

Plane Pull Spotlight: Couples that Plane Pull Together, Stay Together

Alvin Durham and his wife Kristina Durham both work in the police force. Alvin is a Los Angeles police officer, holds the position of honor guard, and is a firearms ...

Plane Pull Spotlight: Grace True

Grace True first experienced working alongside individuals with intellectual disabilities during her rookie year life guarding in 2005. While at Bible College, she continued to learn more about working with ...

1 Day, 2 Fun and Inspiring Events

Saturday, August 17 is sure to be an action-packed and meaningful day, and you won’t want to miss it. At the Long Beach Airport, Special Olympics Southern California will host ...

INSIDE SOSC: 2018 Plane Pull

It was a record-setting Saturday afternoon at the 13th annual Special Olympics Southern California Plane Pull© at Long Beach Airport. The event attracted 5,000 people, including a record 61 registered ...

Record 61 Team to Pull Saturday

LONG BEACH – The line-up for the Special Olympics Southern California 2018 Plane Pull© is set, and the record-setting 61 teams are set to pull the 124,000 FedEx cargo plane ...

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