Austin Daleman

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.