Aug 28, 2019 | Sports newsWell done to all of the athletes competing in the Central Coast inter-club carnival. Carnivals such as these enable our athletes to firstly, put their hard training to the test and also catch up with friends from other clubs. HILLS RESULTS.
Apr 4, 2019 | Sports newsLauren Heggie has swum into the history books by becoming the first Hills Special Olympics athlete to not only compete, but medal at the World Games. The 24-year -old from Riverstone claimed gold in the 200m and 100m breaststroke, silver in the 4x100m medley relay and...
Mar 27, 2019 | Sports newsEleven Sydney Hills athletes were amongst the 87 swimmers who competed in this year’s Regional Swimming Carnival at Oakhill College. While the number of Hills swimmers was down from last year’s 18, those that did take part did our club proud, taking home 10 first...
Oct 5, 2018 | Sports newsauren Heggie is ready to make history. The 24-year-old from Glenwood is the first athlete from Sydney Hills Club to be selected to represent Australia at the Special Olympics World Games. Held in Abu Dhabi in March 2019, the Special Olympics World Games will see 7000...
May 11, 2018 | Sports newsHills Special Olympians did their State and the Hills club proud at the recent SO Nationals in Adelaide. Our eight attending athletes returned home with 19 medals – six more than at the last Nationals held in Melbourne in 2014. Underpinning these results was...
A great post about the difference between Special Olympics and Paralympics.Special Olympics & Paralympics: What is the Difference? 🤷♂️
Although both are recognized by the International Olympic Committee and focus on sport for athletes with a disability, Special Olympics and the Paralympics differ in three main areas:
1. The disability categories of the athletes they work with
2. The criteria and philosophy under which athletes participate
3. The structure of their respective organizations.
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What a great experience....a Special Olympics athlete from New Zealand recently starred in a Power Rangers episode. Click on the link below and you can watch an interview with Sarah where she talks about it as well as how she competes in Special Olympics!Our @SpecialOlympicsNZ athlete Sarah Dalton recently guest-starred on Power Rangers Dino Fury. We caught up with Sarah and her co-star Tessa Rao to hear about the life lessons they gained from each other while working together on set ▶️ fal.cn/3fIZh ... See MoreSee Less
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Special Olympics Australia have created these easy to understand visuals for COVID-19. Find out more below...⬅️ SWIPE TO READ ⬅️
COVID-19 signs: bit.ly/Special-Olympics-Covid-19-Signs
To help you stay updated on the latest health information during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have launched a series of easy-to-read, accessible educational materials.
The series will help people with intellectual disabilities better understand COVID-19, and how to take care of themselves during the pandemic.
This series is made possible with materials adapted and uploaded to the Swipe Direct platform from Access Easy English.
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To promote the IGA Campaign to support Special Olympics Australia, Athlete Lauren Heggie joined her Idol Olympian Bronte Campbell in a fun relay race at Cabarita Swimming Centre. The relay race will be captured on video and will be promoted through IGA social in - store channels and external media.
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How exciting ... thanks Lauren for representing our Club and Special Olympics
Go Lauren 👏👏👏👏👏🏆
Thanking Wayne Lever for his tireless dedication to our club over the past 8 years. Special Olympics Sydney Hills have been very fortunate to have you in our camp as sports coordinator and advocate for our athletes. We sincerely wish you and Avril all the best in your future pursuits. ... See MoreSee Less
Hi Everyone Thank you all for your kind words & cards.It is very much appreciated I will miss you all & know that as a Club you will be a strong & vibrant force to be reckoned with We are now in Stockton All the best Wayne
Thank you for Wayne for everything you have done for our Club
A HUGE shout out to our wonderful coaches... and Hello to Aly, one of our Dance instructors for 2021.
Aly has always felt strongly about inclusion and equality so when the opportunity became available to be a Special Olympics Dance Coach she jumped at the opportunity.
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Reminder to REGISTER for our
Return to Sport programs 2021 for Term 1 COVID permitting
•Mon swimming Oakhill Pool 7pm-8pm Feb 8
•Tues Bowling Castle Hill 4.30pm-5.30pm Feb 2
•Tues Basketball Hills Grammar 6-7pm Feb 2
•Tues Dance Oakhill College-First Group 6-7pm, Feb 9
Second Group 7-8pm Feb 9
•Wed Basketball Castle Hill HS 6pm-7.30pm Feb TBC
•Thurs Stroke Correction Oakhill Pool 7pm-8pm Feb 11
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What an achievement !Triathlete Chris Nikic, a Special Olympics Florida athlete, has made history with incredible Ironman feat. Chris made history as the first person with Down syndrome to finish the full triathlon. His feat landed him in the Guinness World Records & inspired so many around the world!
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