Category: Health

INSIDE SOSC: Volunteers Enhance Fall Games Experience

The athletes are always the central focus of any Special Olympics Southern California competition. But the execution only gets accomplished with the help of ready-and-willing volunteers. More than 1,000 volunteers ...

Healthy Athletes Provides Vital Service

San Diego County coach Jacque Martin has seen what an on-site Healthy Athletes station can do for Special Olympics Southern California athletes. Each year at both the Summer and Fall ...

INSIDE SOSC: Perks Reach Beyond Playing Field

For Long Beach athletes Arlan Hood and Joshua Woodall, there are multiple benefits to being part of Special Olympics Southern California. The most obvious perk is competition. Joshua, 24, has ...

The Healthy Side of The Games

With more than 1,100 Special Olympics athletes competing at the 48th annual Special Olympics Southern California Summer Games, health and fitness becomes as important an aspect to the Games as ...

What They’re Saying at Summer Games – Day 2

Find out what the athletes, coaches, volunteers, and more, were saying on Day 2 at Summer Games – in their own words: “These athletes are empowered through competition and achieve their ...

Come for the Games, Stay for the Atmosphere

The competition over two days at the 48th annual Special Olympics Southern California Summer Games will be the main attraction, but there also will be plenty to see and do ...

Healthy Athletes A Big Impact at Summer Games

Special Olympics Southern California takes over California State University, Long Beach for the 2017 Summer Games, using a large footprint in and around all of the athletic venues on the ...

An Eye-Opening Healthy Athletes Experience

By Naomi Cahill and Tracy McDannald Donna Wilson and her daughter, Vanessa, look at Special Olympics as more than a sports organization – thanks to an examination at a Healthy ...

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