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Team Ontario is home from Nationals!

posted 3 May 2012, 13:37 by Muskoka Ontario

Team Ontario is home from Nationals!   



Team Ontario proudly represented the province at the 2012 National Winter Games in St. Albert, Alberta February 27 to March 3, bringing home 72 gold, 70 silver, 61 bronze, dozens of personal bests and countless memories.  The 259 person delegation devoted months of energy and training, dreaming of success and achievement and they came home shining champions. 


Thank you to the many generous sponsors of Team Ontario and its athletes for enabling the opportunity of a lifetime. 


Thank you to St. Albert, Jasper and Strathcona County for being such wonderful and giving hosts, full of smiling faces eager to help.


Thank you to the fans who cheered us on in Alberta and to those who followed us on Facebook from home and abroad. You made Team Ontario feel like stars.


Thank you to all of the Coaches and Mission Staff for their tireless passion and enthusiasm on behalf of the movement in support of the athletes.


Most of all, thank you to the athletes for representing Ontario so proudly and successfully, for competing bravely, for inspiring our fans and each other and for showing the country what it is to be One Team with One Dream.


You can revisit the Team Ontario 2012 Special Olympics National Winter Games experience through its website andFacebook.  More Photos will be added in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more news as many of our athletes will berepresenting Canada at the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Korea.