Athletics & Snowshoeing
Joshuah Letourneau-Desmond has overcome some pretty substantial challenges in his life. Joshuah explains that “when I was a little kid, I had a brain tumor and I was told that I was not supposed to live past ten years old.” Today, at 29, Joshuah is a happy to be alive and competing in Special Olympics.
Joshuah started with Special Olympics when he was just eight years old, when his coach Anne Tufts told him about the program. Joshuah’s favorite thing about Special Olympics is being around his friends and new people. He believes that Special Olympics has provided him with some great opportunities to be social, be physically active, and be competitive. He enjoys the competitions, but sometimes it can be challenging. He explained that, “Every year the competition gets tougher and tougher at the State Games, but I enjoy the challenge.”