*Special Ones* Week 1 : Ian Sheppard

Our Special Althete of the week is Ian Sheppard:


Age: 32

Home Town: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Sport: Snowshoeing

Years with Special “O”: 13

Comments: Ian has been a track athlete and snowshoer with Special Olympics Manitoba for the past 13 years. Ian competed at the 2002 national summer games and again in 2004 at the national winter games. It was his performance at the 2004 national games that earned him an opportunity to be one of 16 snowshoers representing Canada at the upcoming World Games. Ian is extremely proud to represent Canada on the international stage.


1600M Race
Ian Sheppard – Division 3 (Top Male Division) – GOLD – Time 07:50.24
800M Race – MALE
Ian Sheppard – Division 7 – GOLD – Time 3:22.70
4 x 400 Relay – MALE
David Ingram, Mathieu Besnier, Ian Sheppard, Jason Smith – Division 3 – GOLD – Time 5:50.20


December 12, 2005. General, Special Ones.

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