Meet the Pack: Dylan Deuchar

Rounding the corner on the way to Thunder Bay for his third Nationals is speed skater, Dylan Deuchar. Dylan joins a team of four other incredible speed skaters who will have an edge in experience when they grace the ice for the 2020 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games. In 2008, Dylan suited up for Team Alberta in Quebec City and … Read More

Meet the Pack: Kolby Roasting

Kolby is Team Alberta’s youngest floor hockey player and he will be competing at his first ever Nationals when he makes his debut in Thunder Bay. At only 14-years old, Kolby is looking to help his Wetaskiwin team win gold at Nationals and he has been working hard to reach that goal. His journey with Special Olympics started through his … Read More

Meet the Pack: Amber Harriman

Amber Harriman is set to lace up her figure skates as she joins Team Alberta 2020 for the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games in Thunder Bay, but this time she will be doing so as a world champion. As a member of Team Canada’s rhythmic gymnastics team in 2019, Amber Harriman put on spectacular performances in every single event. She … Read More

Meet the Pack: Donald Bootsma

Donald is one of our most experienced curlers at Special Olympics and he will finally be getting his chance – at 56 years-old – to represent Alberta at his first ever Nationals in Thunder Bay. Entering his 30th year with Special Olympics, Donald is thrilled with attending his first Nationals and the chance at competing against the nation’s best. Although, … Read More

Meet the Pack: Nikki King

Two things always remain true when it comes to Nikki King – she is always going to try her best and she is going to do so with a huge smile on her face. The 37-year-old brings positivity and experience to Team Alberta 2020 where she will compete as part of the snowshoe team. Even though she is on Team … Read More

Meet the Pack: Jody St. Onge

97 incredible athletes make up Team Alberta 2020 and if you are looking for someone who works hard, encourages her teammates, and is always looking to make a positive impact, look no further than Jody St. Onge. Jody is an experienced bowler who has participated in Special Olympics programs for 33 years. She has been involved ever since she was … Read More

Meet the Pack: Aleena Lazar

The Camrose Strike Force bowling team will be going to their first ever Nationals games together and their amazing name was created by none other than Aleena Lazar. Coach Faye St. Onge has been especially impressed with Aleena’s growth as a person since she joined Special Olympics and fondly remembers when Aleena’s vision for the Strike Force name. Aleena has … Read More

Meet the Pack: Anthony Strasser

Anthony hasn’t been playing floor hockey long, but he picked it up naturally and has worked hard to become a strong player on the team. He joins a number of players on the Special Olympics Alberta-Wetaskiwin team that will be making their Nationals debut in Thunder Bay. The Wetaskiwin team has been training together out of the Manluk Centre, where … Read More