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Pro Spots Preview: 2024 US Open

Special Olympics Massachusetts golfer, Tyler Lagasse, shares a preview of the 2024 US Open taking place this weekend at Pinehurst #2 in North Carolina.

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Seasoned Special Olympics athlete, Ashley Aldrich, is proud to share her story on 2024 Final Leg Team

Ashley, a dedicated Special Olympics athlete and advocate, is proud to join the 2024 Final Leg team! With a positive attitude and years of involvement, she aims to inspire others to join the cause.

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Pro Sports Preview: 2024 PGA Championship

Special Olympics Massachusetts Golfer, Tyler Lagasse breaks down the field and previews the 2024 edition of the PGA Championship. Learn a bit of history and get a sense for what storylines may play out on the course.

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Anne DeForge sits down with James Day Keith about his role in 'Champions'

‍I had the honor to sit and chat with Massachusetts own James Keith, who plays Benny in the movie Champions, a movie with most of the main characters played by people with special needs.

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First-time bowler takes home the Gold at the Traditional State Tournament

Sara Lynn is Special Olympics Massachusetts athlete from Living Independently Forever Inc. Cape Cod (LIFE) who participated in bowling for the very first time this year; but that is not all that Sara did.

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Introducing Content Squad Athlete Leader Amanda Church

Do think you could swim 25 yards while carrying the weight of two metal rods? Special Olympics Massachusetts Hall Fame athlete Amanda Church does just that every time she jumps in the pool.

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Introducing Content Squad Athlete Leader Erik Sampson

Erik Sampson went to Mount Wachusett Community College, and his favorite sport is hockey. Erik has been a Special Olympics athlete for six years, and is considered a versatile athlete.

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Introducing Content Squad Athlete Leader Anne DeForge

Anne, a Special Olympics athlete out of Springfield, Massachusetts has had to overcome more obstacles in 35 years than most people do in their entire lives.

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Introducing Content Squad Athlete Leader Radley Theolien

How did Radley Theolien become a soccer phoenam? His road to stardom started at the age of six, when he was taught by his grandfather.

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How to run the Boston Marathon as a college student

For lifelong athletes, running the Boston Marathon can be seen as a ''bucket list" item. But how can someone run the Marathon if they aren't selected as a Boston Marathon qualifier?

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Unified MLS All-Star Week: Meet the 2022 players from Special Olympics MA

On Monday, August 8th, one Special Olympics MA athlete and Unified partner from the New England Revolution Unified Team will fly to Minnesota to compete in the Special Olympics Unified All-Star Game.

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Larry Crosman brings Special Olympics PA athlete to Boston Marathon

Special Olympics Pennsylvania athlete Ernie Roundtree will be racing in the 125th Boston Marathon. Why? Because it's been a lifelong dream of his.

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