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    Athlete Profile: Jax Golly

            Athlete: Jason (Jax) Golly Participating since 2010 Nancy Golly says the Special Olympics Utah program has helped her son Jason (Jax), immensely. “Before he joined (Special Olympics Utah), we struggled to find something that would help him feel better about himself,” she said. “Jax was starting to realize he was different and wasn’t as good in sports like the kids around him at school.” Jax’s motor skills were behind... Read more →

    Athlete Profile: Emma Wilson

    Athlete: Emma Wilson Team: University of Utah Participating since 2003 From Emma Wilson’s first swimming lesson, she was hooked. At four years-old, she started lessons and has been swimming ever since. “When Emma was born, the doctors told us she would never walk or talk. They said she would be blind and have seizures,” said her mother Stacy. “None of that happened. She proved them all wrong.” “She has had always had to find her... Read more →

    2015 Fall Fund Drive – A Time to Focus on Others

    Dear Supporters of Special Olympics Utah, It has been said that we are most satisfied with our lives when we can focus on others.  If you are reading this, it is because you took time to focus, and care about, a Special Olympics Utah athlete. This could have been from providing training to an athlete, planning or participating in an event, volunteering at a competition, or making a financial contribution. Whether it was... Read more →