Twenty-one hundred athletes with physical and mental disabilities and over 700 coaches came from around the state came to State College, to let the games begin…for the 50th time.
“Do you ever sit on the bench at Special Olympics?“ Matthew’s Mother, Cathleen Prosek, asked him.
“No,“ Matthew said. “That’s right,“ Cathleen, said.
His Mom, Cathleen has been volunteering every year Matthew has competed.
The games go through Saturday at 4pm.