NOLA Over the Edge SWAT Edition is today in New Orleans at Benson Tower! Participants will rappel 25 stories down NOLA’s Benson Tower, take a helicopter ride across the Mississippi River, and SWAT train at Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office. Come join in on the excitement or cheer on the rappellers as they make their descent! There will be a performance by the 610 Stompers, appearances by Sir Saint, Gumbo, and the New Orleans Saintsations, food, drinks, music, games, and much more! We’ll see you there!
We know you have seen this picture, now meet the athlete!
Roy Menard is an 18 year old athlete from New Iberia, LA. He is a medalist in athletics (track & field), as well as, unified basketball, softball and flag football. Roy is an outstanding athlete who has overcome many obstacles with the help of Special Olympics Louisiana. “I grew up being deaf. Special Olympics has changed my life. It has given me the opportunity to show my abilities in all sports. It has pushed me to improve…” Read more about Roy Menard here