Austin Daleman

District:South Central Ontario
Community:Halton Hills
Sport:Swimming
Team:Waves Swim Team
What other sports do you participate in?Alpine Skiing
Will these be your first Provincial Games?No
What other Games have you competed in?2015 North Bay Provincial Games – Alpine skiing – 2 Bronze, 2016 Guelph Provincial Games – Swimming – 3 Gold, 1 Silver, 2018 Antigonish, NS National Games – Swimming – 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 2019 Sault St. Marie Provincial Games – Alpine Skiing – 1 Bronze
Best Special Olympics Memory:Attending National Games in Antigonish, NS.  I swam my very best, each race was a new personal best time for me.  I met and traded pins with athletes from all across Canada, it was amazing!
Hobbies and Activities:In June I completed 5 years with my air cadet unit – 197 Typhoon squadron.  With the 197 I competed in orienteering, went gliding, camping, flew in a Hercules, and traveled to Washington D.C. I also run cross country with my high school team and in August I ran a 5 km race to raise funds and awareness of Special Olympics my local area.
Message to Sponsors:Thank you! The opportunities that you have provided and the example that you have set have helped to shape me into an independent, confident, community minded citizen and a really great athlete.  The work that you do is important and makes a difference in our lives every day.