One of our (other) favorite sports debuted at the @SpecialOlympics this year, and we love it. htt…

One of our (other) favorite sports debuted at the @SpecialOlympics this year, and we love it. htt…

This year marked the debut of the triathlon in the Special Olympics World Games , and some well-known faces made their way out to Long Beach to support—and compete with—the Team USA athletes on course. One of those athletes was triathlete Sarah Haskins of Team Toyota. Haskins turned pro in 2004 and represented the United States in 2008 at the Beijing Olympic Games, where she placed 11th. In 2011, she became a Pan Am Games Gold Medalist. With the Special Olympics Unified Sports Experience , Special Olympics athletes are able to compete with professional athletes, celebrities and dignitaries, to link all participants and showcase the abilities of these Special Olympics athletes. In the triathlon, 19 Special Olympics athletes competed side by side with some of the greats, including Haskins.. On the 750 meter swim, 12 mi bike and 3.1 mi run, this inaugural event saw athletes f...

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