Athlete of the Week – Martina

This week’s Athlete of the week is Martina Jackson of Gage Park! Martina participates in basketball and volleyball and “is one lovely person.” When she’s not playing sports, Martina loves to sing and dance or just play music.  Favorite foods: Pizza and noodles Favorite sports team: Chicago Bulls Favorite movie: Friday After Next Do you…

Athlete of the Week – Anna

This week’s athlete of the week is Anna Trlak from Mount Greenwood Park. Anna is the sweetest happiest girl. She loves to participate in Special Olympics Chicago programs with her MTG team. She has been participating and competing since she was 7! She has done gymnastics, snowshoe, and basketball. She can’t wait until she can…

Athlete of the Week – Michael

Introducing today’s athlete of the week, Michael Smith from Mount Greenwood Park! Michael’s mom write about Michael and shared some great stuff with us “Michael is the sweetest boy who has inspired our family and friends to come together as Team Michael. Team Michael raises money for SOC and Mt. Greenwood SRA. Michael participated in…

Athlete of the Week – Katarina

This week’s athlete of the week is Katarina Schachelmayer. Katie always loves to go to competitions all around the city of Chicago with her team from Norwood Park. She has also competed in Galena Illinois, Normal Illinois, and even Phoenix Arizona. She take lots of videos, and pictures to remember the Phoenix trip. Katie loves…

Athlete of the Week – Tommy

Introducing this week’s athlete of the week, Tommy Shimoda! Tommy loves nothing more than to run to the park and play sports winter, spring, summer, and fall! If Mt. Greenwood Park and Special Olympics Chicago offers the opportunity for fun, Tommy is there. Tommy has been very active in the programs and classes that Chicago…

Athlete of the Week – Angelic

Congratulations to Angelic Celedonio for being nominated for this week’s athlete of the week! Angelic is an athlete at Shabbona Park. She is very enthusiastic and energetic athlete. She always comes to the park program or virtual programming well prepared and excited to start. Angelic always has a smile and loves to interact with everyone!…

Athlete of the Week – Isaac

This week’s athlete of the week is Isaac Martinez, an athlete at Harrison Park. Isaac loves to cook and is a big helper in the kitchen! He loves spaghetti, and the Chicago White Sox. He loves all children’s movies and exercise! Congratulations Isaac! Do you know a super star Special Olympics Chicago athlete? Nominate them…

Athlete of the Week – Eric

Today we are featuring Eric Johnson from Morgan Park High School. Eric’s favorite foods are tacos and pizza (I mean, whose aren’t?!) His mom told us that Eric likes playing basketball, swimming, dancing, playing his game, and playing with his friends at school. We love reading all about our athletes since we can’t see everyone,…