Megan O’Rourke of Thompson, Connecticut, has competed and trained in bocce, bowling, soccer and softball with Special Olympics Connecticut. She will represent Special Olympics USA at the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 in bowling. As part of her training, Megan attends a weekly bowling program and participates in cardio and strength training classes. Through her involvement with Special Olympics, she has learned the importance of friendship and following through with commitments.
At a young age, Megan experienced the passing of her mother and now lives in a supported living facility. She practices embroidery and enjoys preparing meals for her housemates. In a volunteer role, Megan delivers donations to animal shelters.
Megan is proud to represent her country in this next adventure and looks forward to meeting fellow athletes and coaches.