Athlete Spotlight: January

NAME: Amy Latiolais

HOME TOWN: Lafayette, LA

SPORTS: T Ball, Bowling, and Athletics

AGE: 34

YEARS INVOLVED: 20+

Amy Latiolais

Q: What is your favorite memory from Special Olympics?

A: My favorite memory is making friends.

Q: What is your greatest accomplishment?
A: My favorite accomplishment is winning gold medals.
Q: What is your secret to success?
A: My secret to success is my angels sitting on my shoulders.
Q:What are some ways you can improve?
A: I can improve by practicing more and paying attention.

World Winter Games

It is kind of hard to think about winter right now, with the humidity and temperatures in Louisiana, but in a few short months the 2013 World Winter Games will take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, January 29th – February 5th. 

“The 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games will feature world-class competition in alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, figure skating, snowboarding and speedskating, among other sports,” according to Special Olympics website.

This event, which will feature athletes from all around the world with be the 10th Special Olympics World Winter Games and will be one of the largest winter multi-sport events ever held in South Korea!  One of our own law enforcement offices, Ninoska Guggenheim, will be running the torch in the Final Leg of the Torch Run!

To learn more and to stay updated check out the World Winter Games website.