As Special Olympics Canada is the official chairty partner of Mud Hero, we'd like to introuduce you to our incredible athletes. Meet Special Olympics Canada featured Athlete: Peter Snider!
Peter Snider has been involved with Special Olympics for the past 6 years. In addition to snowshoe, Peter participates in athletics and basketball and competed in his first World Summer Games in LA in 2015 where he won a gold medal and a bronze medal in long jump and the 200m, respectively.
Peter says Special Olympics has helped change his life by allowing him to become friends with many different athletes across Canada and throughout the world. He notes, going to World Games inspired him to work hard at improving his strength and speed, it’s also a ton of fun!
Peter participated in the inaugural Concrete Rush obstacle course in Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto recently and said it was an incredible experience, and cannot wait to try his first Mud Hero this summer at Mud Hero Toronto North on August 26/27.