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British Special Olympics: Jennifer Lee and Meg McFarlane

Filmed by: Pablo Martínez Dorado The story of Jennifer Lee and Meg McFarlane. Both are figure skaters at the British Special Olympics delegation and are competing in the 2017 games. Both girls parents were told that their daughters had little chance of walking, but now they are top figure skaters both competing to win medals for Special Olympics Great Britain. ... Read More »

Twin sisters skate to Special Olympics success for the US

by Pablo Martinez Dorado, AIPS Young Reporter, Spain GRAZ, March 21, 2017 – As a child, Sharita Taylor, now 26, was diagnosed with autism and had little chance of walking normally, let alone find success in sport. However, instead of giving up and with the support of her family, she and twin sister Shaye discovered a passion when they were ... Read More »

Healthy Athletes: 20 years providing free medical treatment at Special Olympics

by Pablo Martinez Dorado, AIPS Young Reporter, Spain Sometimes, when athletes are competing in major events such as the Special Olympics, basics such as proper medical treatment in their home countries are taken for granted. However, this can be a difficult challenge in areas where incomes are modest or visiting a doctor regularly is not a priority. More than 200m ... Read More »