March 24, 2023

Special Olympics Athletes Model Webshop Merchandise

Six Special Olympics athletes pose in Special Olympics shirts and hats.

Again row (remaining to ideal): Tim Gowen, Annu Singleton, and Perez Plater. Front row (remaining to appropriate): Alexea Wentz, Marti Clark and Michelle Andrade.

Friends Marti Clark leans on the shoulder of Michelle Andrade as they pose for the camera.

Michelle Andrade and Marti Clark have been friends before participating in the photoshoot.

On Oct 27 2023, six athletes collected at Distinctive Olympics headquarters ready to strike a pose on behalf of the Unique Olympics Webshop! For the duration of the photoshoot, the athletes modeled picked merchandise that is now accessible by way of the online retail store. The purpose was to carry an authentic search and come to feel to the webshop by including photos of precise athletes to the product or service line-up.

Some of the athletes had prior modeling practical experience but most did not. Nevertheless, a great time was experienced by all. Unique Olympics Washington, DC athlete Marti Clark claimed, “It was exciting and I come to feel like a product! I adore all the hoodies!”

Exclusive Olympics DC athlete Annu Singleton gave the thumbs up to the clothes and the knowledge. “I have two phrases about the photoshoot—“amazing” and “phenomenal!” I received the likelihood to be in a thing diverse and have the chance to exhibit anyone that we (athletes) can do just about anything when we put our minds to it. Don’t permit any individual convey to you you can not do this or you just cannot do that!”

The on line shop offers Particular Olympics-branded objects these as jewellery, drinkware, sports activities machines, and outfits. Distinctive collections, this kind of as a collaboration with WWE and Exclusive Olympics for the jointly branded College of Strength product or service line. The Exclusive Olympics marquee Unfold the Word: Inclusion campaign goods are also obtainable as nicely as Inclusion Revolution Radio products. Proceeds from all revenue instantly benefit the movement.

Study a lot more about the athlete products and see powering-the-scene-photos beneath.