Adam: A champion with many hats

When it comes to Special Olympics Minnesota, Adam Hjerpe has worn many hats: coach, board member, Head of Delegation, Unified partner, Polar Plunger, volunteer, corporate advocate and, most importantly, father. […]

The Blast: A Unified family

The Blast is one of many Minnesota delegations that exemplifies what it means to be a part of the Special Olympics family. “My wife Ruth and I first got involved […]

Perk’s Playbook presents David Booth

Meet David Booth, an extraordinary Special Olympics Minnesota athlete who is always ready for whatever life throws at him. Perk’s Playbook is presented by Eric Perkins, producer, TV host, sports […]

Park: “A sense of belonging”

PRESENTED BY “We call him ‘Park the Shark’”, said Julie Gilmer, mother of 23-year-old, Special Olympics Minnesota athlete, Park Gilmer.   “That’s my nickname,” clarified Park. “Every time I swim, I […]

Tiffany: From supporter to star athlete

Tiffany Carey is one of seven children. Growing up, she often played the role of cheerleader.  She was always in the stands with her mom, Mary, at her siblings’ competitions, […]