The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will showcase the abilities of athletes with intellectual disabilities, promote the ideals of acceptance and inclusion through sport, and celebrate the transformative power of Special Olympics.
From July 1-6, 2018, Seattle will welcome 4,000 athletes coaches from across the country as they compete in 14 sports. A total of 10,000 family members and 50,000 fans will join the athletes to cheer them on.
Special Olympics Colorado will be sending 29 athletes, 8 coaches and 7 delegates to the 2018 USA Games! They will compete in athletics, aquatics, unified soccer, bowling and tennis as part of Team Colorado.
MEET TEAM COLORADO
Track & Field (4 athletes, 1 coach)
Alexa Bricklow, Kyle Emery, Kayla Fast and Logan Frazen
Coach: Mary Seaman
Aquatics (6 athletes, 2 coaches)
Caitlin Hass, Benjamin Sandoval, Nicholas Schreiber, Kristina Sisneros, Victoria Smith and Kyle Visser
Coaches: Randy Hass and Melissa McElroy
Unified Soccer (12 athletes, 3 coaches)
Brighton High School Unified Soccer Team
Bowling (4 athletes, 1 coach)
TO BE ANNOUNCED
Tennis (3 athletes, 1 coach)
Andie Zitek, Chaz Moss and Nathan Knepper
Team Colorado Head of Delegation
Sam Miller, Special Olympics Colorado Denver Regional Manager
Team Colorado Assistant Head of Delegation
Jeff Franklyn, Special Olympics Colorado Northeast Regional Manager