Kai Freeland

District:Eastern Ontario
Community:Belleville – Quinte West
Sport:Powerlifting
Team:Belleville & Quinte West
What other sports do you participate in?Swimming, Athletics, Speedskating, Sailing (AbleSail Network – Martin 16), Baseball, Basketball, Snowshoe-ing, bowling
Will these be your first Provincial Games?No
What other Games have you competed in?2005 St. Catherines – Athletics (gold, silver, bronze)

2008 Durham – Athletics (2 gold, 2 silver)

2010 Thunder Bay – Speedskating (3 gold, 1 silver)

2011 National Games St.Albert Alta (3 gold)

2014 North Bay – Speedskating (2 gold, 2 silver)

2015 National Games Corner Brook Nfd ( bronze)

2015 Peel – Athletics (silver, bronze)

2018 Sault Ste Marie – Speedskating (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
Best Special Olympics Memory:Travelling to National Games, meeting athletes from all regions, and winning medals.
Hobbies and Activities:I volunteer at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, and the Humane Society. I do food prep at a Food Co-op. I play the drums. I love to play video games.
Message to Sponsors:Publicizing Special Olympics activities and events makes people aware of the abilities of Special Olympics athletes. Sponsors, such as Sobey’s, provide nutritional suggestions which help athletes like me to prepare for practices and events and for daily life as well.  I/we have participated in Law Enforcement Torch Runs for about 15 years and regularly participate in local information booths for Staples.