Athletics, Basketball, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball & Volleyball
Brenden Curry loves everything about sports. He loves the game of basketball. Why? Because Steph Curry plays basketball and they share the same last name. Brenden got started with Special Olympics at the State Summer Games in 2012 when he was just 11 years old. At those games he won two gold medals and he was “super excited” when they were put around his neck. He now owns a ton of them and they are all hanging on his bedroom walls.
When asked why he continues to participate in Special Olympics his mother answered that, “it gives him a lot of confidence.” Brenden has thoroughly enjoyed being a part of Special Olympics and it has really helped him grow as person. He feels very proud of all of the success that he has achieved over the years, especially when he is in the newspaper. His mother even said that she has noticed a personality change since joining Special Olympics. He has been able to branch out more and meet new people at school and from this he has developed a lot more friendships.
Brenden will be attending the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle as a part of the basketball team. This will be his first time going to a USA Games and he is very happy was chosen. He is looking forward to “getting better at basketball, playing with a new team, and maybe win a gold medal.” Brenden cannot wait to be at the Games and play against people from all over the country.