Vincent Yu wrote an excellent report about his son Bowman’s experience at the recent Leon Burwell Inter-Club Basketball competition. At the start of the competition, Bowman was having troubles concentrating but support from team coaches Georgia and Elias helped his team win first place! 2017 Leon Burwell Inter-Club Basketball Competition Report
10 of our SOSUNS athletes have been selected to represent Team NSW at the Special Olympics National Games in Adelaide on 16-20 April 2018. Held every 4 years, the National Games bring together 1000 athletes across the country to compete across 11 different sports. If you’d like to sponsor any of our amazing SOSUNS athletes, pleaseContinue reading “National Games 2018 – Sponsor our Athletes!”
SOSUNS athlete Stephanie Walker shares why she loves playing tennis at SOSUNS Ten years ago the first sport I played with Special Olympics was tennis. I decided on tennis as it is a very strong social game and can be played by all ages. The girls that I play with have become my friends. WeContinue reading “Stephanie on Why She Loves Playing Tennis”
This August, IGA Australia will be running its Community Chest fundraising campaign to support Special Olympics Australia. As part of this initiative, SOSUNS athletes and volunteers will be collecting donations and handing out flyers at local IGA stores over the next three Saturdays. If you’re interested in helping out, please check the available spots belowContinue reading “IGA Community Chest Fundraiser – Volunteers Needed”
Special Olympics Sydney Upper North Shore (SOSUNS) provide yearly sports programs which support the social inclusion and physical wellbeing of over 230 children and adults with intellectual disability. Your donation makes it possible to keep our athletes playing sport in supportive environments, develop lasting friendships and engage with their local communities. Whilst SO does receiveContinue reading “30 June 2017 Tax Appeal”
SOSUNS athlete Nathaniel has been very busy lately, competing across a range of sports including tennis, sailing and golf. Here’s a few of his most recent achievements: awarded a Gold Medal in singles at the SO State Tennis Competition in Nov 2016 competed in the Friendship Cup competition at Lake Tuggeranong in Nov 2016, comingContinue reading “Congratulations Nathaniel!”
The Kuringgai Chase and Barry Easy Walk is SO Upper North Shore’s biggest fundraiser of the year. It will be held at 9am on Sunday 19 March at Claude Cameron Grove, Wahroonga. Registrations are now open, with participants being able to choose between the 10km fun run or the 5km Barry Easy Walk. Early bird pricingContinue reading “Kuringgai Chase and Barry Easy Walk 2017”
On Sunday 27th November, Special Olympics Sydney Upper North Shore held its Annual General Meeting at Kuring-gai Town Hall. The event saw a great turn out and concluded with every athlete being awarded a certificate and a Special Olympics goodie bag. Special thanks go to Lynn and Dale Campbell and all of the Epping Eastwood LionsContinue reading “AGM 2016”
A few photos from last weekend’s State Basketball competition at Sutherland. Congratulations to all who competed and thank you to Anthea for the photos.
Nalyn was one of a few lucky Special Olympics athletes who got the opportunity to welcome home the Australian Olympic team at Admiralty House.