Luke Pratt of Manhattan, Kansas, started competing in Special Olympics in 2014. Since, he has participated in athletics, basketball, bowling, golf and volleyball. He will represent Special Olympics USA in volleyball. A certified Special Olympics International Health Messenger, he was trained to serve as a health and wellness leader, educator, advocate and role model within his Special Olympics community and the community at large. Through Special Olympics, he can stay physically fit and healthy by being active regularly. His training regimen includes practicing twice weekly with his team, doing speed agility exercises and running.
Luke is employed at Kansas State University’s Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex, where he helps to keep the facility and exercise equipment clean. His hobbies include playing video games and watching television. In attending the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023, he looks forward to meeting other athletes and visiting another country for the first time.