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"Call To Action" Initiative

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Cameron Brate surprises one of our athletes.

Kicking off the Torch Icon Campaign at Publix

Athlete Caleb Prewitt and his mom Karen helped spread the word.

An Extraordinary Year

A year-end message from Special Olympics Florida President and CEO Sherry Wheelock.

2020 Annual Leadership Awards

Celebrating those who inspire us and embody the spirit of Special Olympics.

NFL Shows Their Support for Special Olympics

The NFL celebrated its fourth annual "My Cause, My Cleats" campaign during Week 14 of the NFL season.

The Sports Illustrated Awards

The accolades keep piling up for Special Olympics Florida triathlete Chris Nikic.

Meet This Year's Hall of Fame Inductees

Three champions who have dedicated themselves to building a world of inclusion and acceptance.

Challenge Daytona

Members of Special Olympics Florida triathlon team tackled the sprint triathlon.

Cyclist Completes Virtual Trip Across America!

Billy Klingensmith has cycled an astonishing 3,521 miles as part of the Amerithon Challenge.

Theme Announced for Spread the Word Campaign

At the very root of inclusion is the crucial need for connection.

Florida Triathlon Team

First athletes announced to represent Team Florida at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games.

Local Hero Award Recipient

Chris Nikic is honored for his tireless work to create a more accepting and inclusive world for people with intellectual disabilities.

Chris Nikic Shatters Stereotypes

He makes history as the first Special Olympics athlete and person with Down syndrome to be an IRONMAN.

Broward County Sheriff's Office and Duffy’s Sports Grill Deliver Lunch

A team effort in supporting athletes in Broward County.

Tajha Talks Teamwork

Unified Talks bring the #UnifiedGeneration together in this virtual world!

Partnership Will Recognize Athlete and Unified Partner

Collier County Flag Football is now eligible to be honored by the National Football Foundation.

Chris Nikic Wants to Be the First Ironman Finisher With Down Syndrome

The 21-year-old is shattering expectations while chasing his goal.

Announcing our Family Action Network

A new initiative to connect families and athletes across the state.

An Advocate For Others

Krystal has become a vocal advocate for others with disabilities.

Older Athletes Are Cautious

Some Special Olympic athletes are taking extra precautions with COVID-19, because they fall into a category which makes them or their family more vulnerable to the infection.

Looking Forward To Sports

Although Samantha Johnson loves participating in Special Olympics, she has not let the shutdown get her down.

Cycling 3,521 miles

Cycling is Billy Klingensmith's passion.  The 54-year-old only picked up the sport about eight years ago.

Eager to get back to normal

A story of siblings, Joseph and Ashley Berry, who are ready to return to activities.

Thank You Publix

We are so proud of the Publix associates who are also part of our Special Olympics Florida family.

COVID-19 Update

The health and safety of our athletes will always be our top priority.

Keeping busy during their downtime

Meet two athletes who are making the most of their time as they wait to get back on the playing field.

Special Olympics athletes honor organization's founder

Eunice Kennedy Shriver would have turned 99 this month.

We Stand for Inclusion

A statement from Special Olympics Florida athlete and U.S. Youth Ambassador, Tajha Ilerant.

Chris Nikic trains to be first person with Down syndrome to complete Ironman

The feeling of him completing an Ironman, it means more than the finish line. He’s showing he can do anything he sets his mind to.

Lake Worth couple put the ‘special’ in Special Olympics

The Howards joined the Special Olympics Florida team in 2008 and have taken pleasure in working with athletes in softball, surfing, bowling, basketball, track and field, and open water swim teams.


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