Five athletes and a coach from
“Our athletes have worked hard to prepare for competition in
Athletes and coaches will participate in team building activities, as well as learn about Chinese culture. Featured events for the camp include a Unified Softball game hosted by country superstar and Team USA Spokesperson Jo Dee Messina who will also perform a small acoustic concert, and a “Night in
For Team USA, consisting of nearly 399 athletes and 150 coaches/management team members, this training camp is the first official time the athletes will meet their World Games coach and other athletes from all over the nation who will be joining them on their trip to World Games. The camp will offer a variety of coaches meetings and sport-specific training in aquatics, athletics, basketball, bocce, bowling, cycling, equestrian, golf, gymnastics, powerlifting, roller skating, sailing, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball.
This is the last time Team
The 2007 Special Olympics Team USA Training Camp would not be possible without partners like Bank of America. A long-standing supporter of Special Olympics, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation donated $500,000 to assist in the coaching and training of Team
The Special Olympics World Summer Games is the largest international sporting event to happen in 2007 bringing together nearly 7,500 athletes from 165 countries with support from tens of thousands of volunteers, family members and spectators, and offers a world stage to showcase the Special Olympics movement on a new level, celebrating the abilities and accomplishments of people with intellectual disabilities and fostering a new global vision of acceptance.
Special Olympics Alaska is an accredited program of Special Olympics Inc., a global organization that has provided sports training and competition to people with intellectual disabilities since 1968. In
For more information about Special Olympics programs and volunteer opportunities, call SO-AK at (907) 250-9535.
Name Hometown Sporting Event
Sam Brown Anchorage Coach