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Marques Latson

Introducing Marques Latson a Multnomah County Athlete from Portland. Marques has competed in basketball, track & field, swimming, and bowling. Marques states, “Special Olympics has …

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Malia Mills

Introducing Malia Mills from the High Desert Local Program. Malia is one of 3 amazing coaches attending the 2022 USA Games with the Bend Senior …

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Lucy Balthazaar

Introducing Lucy Balthazaar, from Portland Lucy will be competing in swimming at the 2022 USA Games. She sees these Games as an amazing opportunity to …

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Brandi Wriglesworth

Introducing Brandi Wriglesworth an athlete who has been participating in SOOR for over 30 years. Brandi is an experienced athlete from Clackamas County who has …

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Jill Sellers

Introducing Jill Sellers Jill has been a long-time volunteer with Special Olympics Oregon as a track & field coach, club advisor, and mentor with the …

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Annabeth & Lillibelle Bassingthwaite

Introducing Annabeth Bassingthwaite from Newport High School, one of our amazing USA Games Athletes! Annabeth Bassingthwaite is a Special Olympics Oregon athlete from Lincoln County. …

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Samantha and Vickie Lee

Introducing Samantha and Vickie Lee from Washington County!   Samantha Lee is a veteran athlete of over 30 years with Special Olympics Oregon. Samantha has …

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USA Games Training Camp

During the weekend of March 11th-13th, the 40 Team Oregon delegates going to Orlando in June, representing 13 Local Program areas from all over Oregon, …

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USA Games Update

As you know we are now less than 2 months away before the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando Florida and Team Oregon athletes, …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Dena Lund

For National Volunteer Month, we would like to highlight one of our amazing coaches, Dena Lund! Here is Dena’s story:  Twenty-two years ago I began …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Kyle Martz

This summer, SOOR Volunteer Kyle Martz will be thru-hiking the entirety of the 2650 mile Pacific Crest Trail. Kyle plans to hike from the US-Mexico …

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