Unified Sports Experience

Unified Sports Experiences Take Center Stage at Special Olympics World Winter Games

On March 21st, 22nd and 23rd, Special Olympics athletes and honored guests will be paired in multiple sports at the Games, highlighting one of Special Olympics fastest growing programs, Special Olympics Unified Sports.

You don’t want to miss these exciting Unified Sports Experiences! Below is a list of the events and some of the participants – let us know if you can come out and cover and if you want to conduct any interviews. Please contact media@specialolympics.org


3/21 – Snowboarding Location: Rohrmoos Time: 15:00-16:00

        Special Olympics Global Ambassador and Olympian Hannah Teter

        Paul Blair (DJ White Shadow)

        Dr. Timothy Shriver, Special Olympics Chairman


3/21 – Floorball Location: Messe Graz Time: 16:00-18:00

        Mary Davis, Special Olympics Chief Executive Officer

        John Liljelund (Secretary General of the International Floorball Federation)

        Marcel Wadja (Secretary General of the Ivorian International Floorball Federation)


3/22 – Short Track Speed Skating Location: Messe Graz Time: 11:00-12:00

        Special Olympics Global Ambassador and Olympian Apolo Ohno


3/22 – Stick Shooting Location: Messe Graz Time: 14:00-15:00

        Drew Baldwin (Founder of Tubefilter and the Streamy Awards)

        Donna de Varona, Special Olympics International Board Member and

        Teala Dunn (Youtuber)


3/23 – Alpine Skiing Location: Rohrmoos Time: 11:00-12:00

        Drew Baldwin (Founder of Tubefilter and the Streamy Awards)

        Dr. Timothy Shirver, Special Olympics Chairman

        Meredith Foster (Youtuber)

        Victoria Arlen (ESPN)


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