Meet Jillian, a Special Olympics Saskatchewan athlete who represents the 50,000 Canadians with an intellectual disability who participate in and benefit from Special Olympics programs. Your support ensures that athletes like Jillian can get back to the playing field when it is safe to do so, and that she has the support and resources she needs to stay active at home until then. Here's a little bit about Jillian!
What Special Olympics sports do you participate in?
Soccer and snowshoeing
What is your happiest/proudest Special Olympics memory?
Going to Vancouver with my soccer team
How do you like to spend your time outside of Special Olympics?
I participate in the Quality of Life program. I like to read, paint, and colour in my adult colouring book. I love going on dates with my boyfriend Ben.
What do you love most about motionball events?
Meeting new people!
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