Abu Dhabi 2019 - Swimming

Simon Van Giesen

Athlete | Seattle, Washington

Simon Van Giesen's training schedule for the past year has consisted of four days a week in the pool and two days a week in the gym. His round-the-clock dedication to the sport of swimming and his love for Special Olympics is realized in everything he does. Outside of swimming, Simon works five days a week at the Special Olympics Washington office, is active on the North King County Athlete Input Council, and volunteers his time to give speeches throughout the community. At the World Games in Abu Dhabi, Simon is excited to meet other swimmers from around the world who share the love of his sport.