On 18th March we welcomed athletes from the North West and Pontefract to compete in a Regional Special Olympics New Age Kurling event at Southport College Sports Hall. Although the snow prevented some athletes from travelling to Southport, those who were there enjoyed the competition and everyone went home with at least one medal. [...]
Our athletes enjoy training in New Age Kurling, Kwik Cricket and football.
Thanks to the generous support of Co-op members in Southport we received £4,877.81 from the Co-op Local Community Fund. We joined in the Celebration Day at the Fylde Road store to publicise our activities.
The SO Southern Region Table Tennis were held in Bournemouth yesterday. Dan, competing in Division 2, won another gold medal to add to his collection.
Ten local athletes from Southport & Formby Special Athletes were part of a team representing the North West at the 2017 National Special Olympics Summer Games in Sheffield. 2600 athletes with intellectual disabilities competed at the event. The opening ceremony was held in heavy rain at Sheffield United FC’s ground, Bramall Lane, where, after the [...]
The 2013 National Special Olympics Summer Games took place at the University of Bath. Eleven of our athletes won a total of 3 gold , 2 silver and 1 bronze medals.
Last Sunday we hosted a North West Region Special Olympics boccia event at Southport College Sports Hall. The athletes had a great time and most will now go on to represent the North West at the National Special Olympics Summer Games which will be held in Sheffield in August.
Three of our footballers took part in a Special Olympics Regional 7 a side football event today. Together with athletes from Widnes and Ellesmere Port they have been selected to represent the North West at the National Summer Games in August.
Mark is really chuffed to win a gold and silver medal for England. He was competing at the 4 Nations Para Badminton event in Glasgow at the weekend.