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Garrison Named to Team USA for 2019 Special Olympics

Colin Garrison, a Platte County native, has been selected to represent Team USA at the 2019 World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi. Garrison has competed in Special Olympics Missouri events for 13 years and has participated in Bocce, Basketball, Softball, Athletics, Bowling, Gold, Aquatics, Flag Football, Soccer, and Tennis.

In 2018, Garrison competed in Bocce at the USA Games in Seattle. He left Seattle as a winner, coming home with two fourth place finishes and a silver medal from the Traditional Teams segment. When asked about his favorite time in Seattle, Colin shared, “Just meeting new people, having fun, going to the Space Needle, and going to a Mariners game for the first time. It was awesome out there.”

Click here to see how Colin reacted to the surprise announcement!




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