Liam Price of Greenwood, Indiana, has trained and competed with Special Olympics for the past 11 years in basketball, flag football, swimming and Special Olympics DanceSport in ballroom dance. Liam will represent Special Olympics USA in swimming. An active participant in Special Olympics Unified Sports®, Liam served as a former Special Olympics U.S. Youth Ambassador promoting inclusion through advocacy.
Liam honed his skills as a swimmer through Special Olympics and competed in the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, Florida. Now a junior studying communication at the University of Indianapolis, he is the first Special Olympics athlete to compete on the school’s swim and dive team. In 2021, Liam was honored as a guest speaker at the NCAA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, sharing the importance of inclusion at all sports levels.
As a volunteer at White River Township Fire Department, he works with the search and rescue canine, Rosie, on training techniques to locate missing individuals.
Liam celebrates his hard work and the accomplishment of his selection for the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023, serving as a role model for the power of inclusion on a global scale.