Welcome to Special Olympics Surrey
Special Olympics Surrey provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Welcome to Special Olympics Surrey.
Special Olympics Surrey provides
year-round sports training and athletes competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Our mission is to enrich the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities through sport, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympic athletes and the community.
SOS Athlete focus -
Read Hannah's incredible story, from watching a Special Olympics documentary on the TV in 2012, to six years later being chosen to represent Great Britain at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi in 2019.
Kindly written by her dad Jon Kemp.
Boccia Squad narrowly miss out on finals
Our second leg of the Boccia England League took place on Saturday 14th April. The team all went into the event feeling quite happy as they came top in their first leg.
SOS Cycling Team visit Majorca for second training camp
In April, the cycling club embarked upon their 2nd training camp in windy & chilly Majorca.
SOS Boccia Team
gets off to a great start
Boccia England’s individual
and league competitions have got off to
a good start for our team players.
Hannah Kemp and James Marchant
took part in the BE Heathcoat Cup, an individuals boccia competition which
took place in Crawley in February.
They both performed really well, with Hannah qualifying for the National finals in Hertfordshire on the 21st April.
10 SOS Athletes triumped at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi
10 athletes from Special Olympics Surrey (SOS), who were selected to be part of the Special Olympics GB team, had highly successful Games and have returned triumphantly, securing many medals.
The World Summer Games is the biggest global event for
Special Olympics every four years.
The Special Olympics movement was founded in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, the sister of President John F Kennedy.
She believed that the Olympic ideals of sport could give confidence and new hope to people with intellectual disabilities as well as to those who cared for them. Special Olympics now reach over 2.5 million athletes in 160 countries worldwide.