Therese Micallef

District:Greater Toronto Area
Sport:Bowling – 10 Pin
Team:Brampton Panthers 10-pin Bowl
What other sports do you participate in?Swimming, track and field, curling, and now 10 pin bowling.
Will these be your first Provincial Games?No
What other Games have you competed in?Swimming at the 1998 provincial games in Oakville where I won gold in the 25 meter backstroke. I won bronze in the 25 meter butterfly, bronze in the 100 meter individuality medley, and bronze in the 100 meter individual medley relay. We went to Sault Sainte Marie where I won gold in the 50 meter dash and gold in the running long jump. Then I went to my very first Nationals in 2001. In Saskatchewan I won gold in the 50 meter dash, I won bronze in the running long jump, and I also won bronze in the shot putt. I also went to the winter Provincial Games in Thunder Bay where my undefeated team won gold in Curling. We went to our first Nationals as a team in 2007 and we won silver medal in Curling.
Best Special Olympics Memory:My most memorable moment was when I was chosen to carry in our region 11 sign at the provincial games in Windsor. And when I was chosen as a adopted athlete at the winter Provincial games in Thunder Bay.
Hobbies and Activities:I love to knit, workout on the treadmill, bake and make homemade cards for special occasions.
Message to Sponsors:I would like to say from the bottom of my heart a great big thank you to our sponsors who support the Special Olympics. Thank you so much for all that you do!