Congratulations and best of luck to our very own Brittany Nippes, who will be competing in the USA Special Olympics Games in Seattle, Washington, July 1 – 6.

Since being chosen for the national competition, Brittany has been working so hard, individually and with a personal trainer.

More than 4,000 athletes and coaches representing 50 state Programs and the District of Columbia, along with the support of tens of thousands of volunteers and spectators, will compete in 14 Olympic-type team and individual sports. Follow what’s happening at the games at

Brittany will be competing at the King County Aquatic Center in backstroke and butterfly. We’re so proud of you, Brittany! You ARE a Star!