Wednesday, September 5, 2012
SOPA Athlete Heads To Global Swim Meet in Puerto Rico
Good luck to Stephanie Walther, a Bucks County athlete headed to San Juan, Puerto Rico for the Global Swimming Invitational! She is among 300 Special Olympics athletes that will compete in the swim meet, hosted by Special Olympics Latin America, September 10-17.
Stephanie, 29 years old, has been involved in Special Olympics since 1989. She has competed as a powerlifter at the 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Dublin, Ireland and the first-ever Special Olympics National Games in Ames, Iowa in 2006. The sports that she currently participates in are bowling, basketball, bocce, powerlifting, swimming, and tennis.