Athletes Connect Panel


8:30 am - 9:30 am

Join Special Olympics Athlete Leaders from around the State and Shalom Suniula, Seattle Seawolves Rugby player, along with other professional athletes for regular live calls to discuss life as an athlete. This is a chance for athletes of all teams, sports and abilities to connect and share stories. Each week Shalom and athlete leaders will discuss topics developed by Special Olympics Washington Athlete Input Councils and answer athlete questions. Submit questions for each week’s topic for Shalom and fellow athletes to answer, or just sign in and listen to the athlete experiences!


Please submit your questions for the panel here!


May 28, 2020

Introduction: What Makes You an Athlete?

Panelists: Shalom Suniula, Alev Kelter, Angela Martin and Steven Rife


June 4, 2020

Staying Active and Healthy at Home


June 11, 2020

Overcoming Challenges