Special Olympics World Games


With 6,500 athletes and 2,000 coaches representing 165 countries, along with 30,000 volunteers and an estimated 500,000 spectators, the 2015 Special Olympics World Games was the largest sports and humanitarian event anywhere in the world throughout 2015, and the single biggest event in Los Angeles since the 1984 Olympic Games. The 2015 Special Olympics World Games, with the unparalleled spirit, enthusiasm, teamwork, joy and displays of courage and skill that are hallmarks of all Special Olympics events, featured 25 Olympic-style sports in venues throughout the Los Angeles region. Spirit Juice Studios, in conjunction with the Knights of Columbus, were on hand to document the memorable experience.