Izaak Hobday of Athens, Pennsylvania, has participated in Special Olympics for four years in athletics, bowling and bocce. He will represent Special Olympics USA in athletics. In addition to winning medals and making new friends, Special Olympics has encouraged Izaak to be more social. His grandmother is his greatest cheerleader, supporting him to be the best he can be.
In high school, Izaak competed on the school’s cross country team, where he won national titles. He is employed at Camco Manufacturing, Inc., counting and sorting tools. Training for the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023, Izaak runs seven days a week, giving his all.