Mackenzie de Jonge

Team:Guelph Basketball – Team 1
What other sports do you participate in?Hockey, swimming, soccer, baseball.
Will these be your first Provincial Games?No
What other Games have you competed in?Silver medal in Basketball at Provincial games in Guelph, in May 2016. (with the Guelph squad).
Gold medal in Basketball at Nationals, in Antigonish, Nova Scotia (as part of the Mississauga, Ontario squad) in July 2018.
Bronze medal in Basketball at World Games in Abu Dhabi, UAE in March 2019, (as part of the Mississauga, Ontario squad.)
Best Special Olympics Memory:Going to World Games! It was a very long flight! I got to ride a Camel. opening and closing ceremonies were so much fun, meeting players from other countries and I traded my jacket with an athlete from the Czech Republic.
Hobbies and Activities:I like building and taking care of my backyard ice rink in the winter, video games, I have a season ticket to the OHL- Guelph Storm hockey games, playing baseball in the street with neighborhood kids.
Message to Sponsors:Thank you for all your support so that I can learn to be a better athlete. I have so much fun and have made good friends!