Special Olympics World Games Recap Airs TONIGHT!

Be sure to tune into ESPN tonight to see the recap of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games on ESPN at 7pm CST!  The one-hour recap will feature highlights of the competitions from the Games and video from Closing Ceremonies.World Games

Check out more video and pictures from World Games and ESPN here.

Let us know where you are watching the show!

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World Games are Underway!

This past Saturday, the 2015 Special Olympics World Games kicked off with Opening Ceremony LIVE on ESPN!  The event featured music acts such as O.A.R, Avril Lavigne, and Stevie Wonder.  The Flame of Hope was brought in right after the Parade of Athletes!

We are proud to have 4 athletes, 1 partner, and 1 sport manager in Los Angeles from Louisiana that are on Special Olympics USA.

Carol at World Games

Carol at World Games

Be sure to stay tuned to LA2015.org for full results coverage.

Also, ESPN will feature stories and competition throughout World Games, be sure to tune in and support our athletes and athletes from around the World!

Athlete Featured on Local News

Athlete, Darryl Robinson, was recently featured on WAFB in Baton Rouge for his accomplishments at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey!  Darryl competed in softball throw at the Games and brought the Gold home to Louisiana.Darryl Robinson

You can watch the full clip here.

run DADDY run

Last night, on ESPN’s E:60, there was a story about a fathers love for his daughter. It is a story of how the birth of his daughter made him redefine his definition of ‘Perfect.’

Enjoy this story by clicking the picture below.

Heath & Paisley White video E60

Heath & Paisley White video E60

 

 

 

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