A 39 year old football enthusiast who has overcome his disabilities to train as a football coach and help other wheelchair users to enjoy the sport he loves has been named a Point of Light by Prime Minister David Cameron.
As Special Olympics GB athletes prepare to head to London for the start of their journey to LA and the World Games, we know that everyone has a unique story and journey in life – with challenges along the way.
Special Olympics GB present this inspiring and uplifting short documentary produced by university students Isabel Wells & Amy Silk about their friend and World Games #TEAMSOGB athlete Mitchell Camp.
WED 22ND JULY 2015
A team of over 100 Special Olympics Great Britain athletes with intellectual (learning) disabilities touched down in Los Angeles to represent their country at the World Games on Tuesday evening.
They were then escorted to their beautiful host town and base of Calabasas – the first group of athletes arriving in just the last few minutes, early Wednesday morning LA time. After being on the go for over 24 hours, the athletes are obviously tired but I can tell you they are incredibly excited to do #TEAMSOGB proud.
Athletes selected for the World Games in LA gathered last night to enjoy the hospitality of The US Ambassador in London.
The Special Olympics Great Britain team gathered at Winfield House, London, residence of The US Ambassador, His Excellency Mr Matthew Barzun ahead of their trip to compete in the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. Continue reading