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10 years with Special Olympics New Zealand

By Grace Payne, Special Olympics New Zealand Athlete

This year marks me being with Special Olympics for 10 years!! ??

Who would’ve knew 10 years can go so fast? ?‍♀️

You know what they say…. time flies when you are having fun, and I definitely wouldn’t have it any other way ??

These pics only show a glimpse of what I have done in the years like competing in sports, competing internationally, being an athlete leader, attending conferences and speeches, spreading awareness and (hopefully) being a positive role model to others ??

With Special Olympics I’ve grown confidence and grown as a person, met loads of people and made lots of lifelong friends.

I love what I do but I have still got a lot to learn and do ? Thank you Special Olympics New Zealand for changing my life for the better! ?

10 years down, many many many more to go! ???


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