Highlights of the Week
While all of Team New Jersey's athletes competed phenomenally, there are always those standout moments that come out of any sports competition. The following are just a handful of those highlights.
At these 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, New Jersey had the honor to being a part of two historic events in the Special Olympics movement.
Team New Jersey baseball has spearheaded the sport in the Special Olympics movement, and are now the first Special Olympics baseball Gold medal winners! On June 19, 2014 a national championship was held be between Team New Jersey and Team Rhode Island during the first EVER Gold medal baseball game held at Arm & Hammer Park, in Trenton.
Amazing moments of teamwork, sportsmanship and triumph at the first triathlon in the history of Special Olympics. Team New Jersey had an incredible showing with 16 athletes who all finished the race AND both the overall male and female winners!