Abu Dhabi 2019 - Triathalon

Melanie Holmes

Athlete | Pinedale, Wyoming
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Melanie Holmes of Pinedale, Wyoming joins the Special Olympics USA delegation to compete in the Triathlon. Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 marks her first international competition and she is most excited about meeting new people and traveling overseas. Melanie is an excellent swimmer and biker, and her current workout regime includes Crossfit and weightlifting. Her biggest accomplishments are graduating high school and being selected for the national team! She has made many friends through Special Olympics and she credits the Healthy Athletes program with teaching her about nutrition and wellness. Outside of Special Olympics, Melanie loves completing puzzles, playing with her cats and watching scary movies.