Julia Tuschak

District:Eastern Ontario
Community:Ottawa
Sport:Rhythmic Gymnastics
Team:Ottawa Rhythmic Cats Rhythmic Gymnastics Club
What other sports do you participate in?I used to compete in swimming and went to Nationals for swimming. I also compete in track and field.
Will these be your first Provincial Games?No
What other Games have you competed in?Swimming: Provincial and National Games (Halifax), Track: Provincial, Rhythmic Gymnastics: Regional
Best Special Olympics Memory:Competing in Special Olympics Nationals for swimming; competing in the National Summer Games in London for track and field; being named Athlete of the Year in Ottawa 2018; winning McCool award (Ottawa) for most improved athlete in 2009.
Hobbies and Activities:I was a 20-year volunteer with Ottawa Public Library; worked for 18 years with the Government of Canada – CRTC; I love reading, dance, hockey, and volunteer at a local sheltered workshop.
Message to Sponsors:Without Special Olympics there would be a lot of very sad, lonely and unhealthy people in the world. It has given me much happiness and I am proud to be a Special Olympian.