SOLA Athletes Shine at World Games

WG 2015

As you may know, the 2015 Special Olympics World Games are underway until August 2nd. Special Olympics Louisiana proudly sent a delegation of 6 people (4 Athletes, 1 Unified Partner, and 1 Sports Manager) to compete as part of Special Olympics USA.

As of now, the Louisiana delegation has been awarded 4 Gold Medals, two 4th place ribbons,  and a 7th place ribbon. The competition continues through Sunday so stay tuned for the latest updates and don’t forget to #Cheer4USA!

To see the complete listing of Special Olympics USA’s results, click here.

SOLA Flag Football Team on TODAY Show!

This Friday, October 24, at 7:15am CST, tune into the TODAY Show as our flag football team, who recently won the Gold Medal at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games this past June, will be featured in a live spot from New Orleans!  Flag Football winning gold

The weekly segment, called “Together We Make Football,” features stories from around the country.  We are very happy that the TODAY Show chose Special Olympics to feature.  The team was also filmed a few weeks back at the Saints training facility and also at USA Games.

Be sure to share this post on Facebook and Twitter.  If you cannot watch the show live, be sure to set your DVR!