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January 10, 2011
Charity Training Programs
Climbing for a Cause
A member of the Special Olympics Michigan Board of Directors is reaching new heights in his advocacy for the Special Olympics.

September 10, 2010
Adaptive Sports
2010 Wheelchair Rugby World Championships
Team USA ranked number one in world heading to competition

September 9, 2010
Swimming
U.S. Olympic Committee Expands Paralympic Swimming Resident Program
The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) has added ten new Paralympic swimmers to the Paralympic Swimming Resident Program, expanding the team to 16 athletes, all of whom will live and train at the Olympic Training Center (OTC) in Colorado Springs, Colo.

August 4, 2010
Adaptive Sports
Team Michigan Athletes Return From the Special Olympics 2010 USA National Games
Team Michigan returned home from the Special Olympics 2010 USA National Games in Lincoln, Nebraska with more than 140 medals and ribbons for the hard work and effort of the athletes!  Team Michigan included 58 athletes, two unified partners, 17 coaches and four support staff.  Athletes competed against athletes from across the country in divisions, based on their ability.

July 11, 2010
Adaptive Sports
Michigan Athletes to Compete in 2010 Special Olympics USA National Games
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan Teams Up with Special Olympics MIchigan to Send 60 Athletes to the 2010 Special Olympics USA National Games

July 10, 2010
Water Sports
Extremity Games Motocross Championships in Millington; Main Event in Texas
Chris Ridgway, 2-time X Games Gold Medalist, successfully defended his title as Limb-Loss Motocross Champion during the 5th annual Extremity Games (eX5) at Baja Acres motocross facility in Millington on May 29, 2010.

July 3, 2010
Adaptive Sports
Endurance Ride for Special Olympics
The Water Warriors will launch their personal watercrafts on July 26, 2010 for their 20th Annual Endurance Ride to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics Michigan (SOMI).

July 2, 2010
Adaptive Sports
Celebrate!  Educate!  Advocate!
Adaptative Sports Equipment Demos and Celebration of Americans with Disabilities Act on Capitol Lawn

June 22, 2010
Adaptive Sports
Drinking From His Leg!
Ironman amputee launches new book
Ironman and Below-the-Knee amputee launches a new book, Drinking From My Leg: Lessons from a Blistered Optimist

June 2, 2010
Adaptive Sports
2,500 Athletes from nearly every county in Michigan competing at the 2010 Special Olympics Michigan State Summer Games June 3-5, 2010!
Special Olympics Michigan 2010 State Summer Games at Central Michigan University!

June 2, 2010
Adaptive Sports
First Universally Accessible Wheeled Summer Luge in North America finds a home in Muskegon
To open June 5 at Muskegon State Park

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