October’s Male Athlete of the Month: Joey Franken

Joey Franken is an ambitious young man with big dreams and the determination to make them happen. Currently, Joey participates in soccer, softball and basketball in Southeast Colorado, but his favorite sport these days is snowboarding. In fact, Joey has a dream to represent Special Olympics in unified snowboarding at the X-Games. Lately, Joey has been sharing his story and practicing his public speaking so if the opportunity arises, he is ready to represent SOCO on the slopes of Aspen among many of his peers and mentors. With his confidence, board skills and bright smile, Joey is on the right track to turn this dream into a reality. Special Olympics Colorado is proud to recognize Joey as October’s Male Athlete of the Month!