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Special Olympics

  • Pomona Valley Wildcats coach Jose Pantaleon helps Danny O’Dell with his shot put technique on Saturday while practicing for an upcoming Special Olympics track meet. The athletes are ultimately training for the upcoming Special Olympics World Games.

    Pomona Valley Wildcats coach Jose Pantaleon helps Danny O’Dell...

  • The Pomona Valley Wildcats Special Olympics team works out every Saturday at Claremont High, sharing the field with the football team. The team’s season is mainly in the spring and summer but they also compete in a large meet in the fall.

    The Pomona Valley Wildcats Special Olympics team works out every...

  • Doneva Wickwire congratulates Nick Russo after he finished his race on Saturday during practice for the Special Olympics at CHS. About 60 athletes participate in the weekly workouts to prepare for the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015.

    Doneva Wickwire congratulates Nick Russo after he finished his r...

  • Brian Runells puts in the extra effort as he runs a sprint on Saturday during Special Olympics workout on Saturday in Claremont.

    Brian Runells puts in the extra effort as he runs a sprint on Sa...

  • Eive Ayala of Los Angeles does some speed walking with fellow teammates on the Pomona Valley Wildcats Special Olympics team on Saturday in Claremont. Born in New York she moved to California in 1971

    Eive Ayala of Los Angeles does some speed walking with fellow te...

  • Glendora resident Travis Ewert gets ready for his first throw on Saturday during a weekly practice for the Pomona Valley Wildcats Special Olympics team at Claremont High School. Mr. Ewert’s best effort was an impressive 8.2 meters.

    Glendora resident Travis Ewert gets ready for his first throw on...