Special Olympics New York athlete Jordan Schachtler of Clinton is training for World Games in Austria, March 14th -25th. He will compete in Cross Country Skiing for the USA.

3,000 athletes from 108 countries will go for the gold in Austria. This is Jordan’s 15th year competing in Special Olympics. In the previous years he has competed in bowling, swimming, golf, and currently enjoys cycling and Cross-Country Skiing. Jordan has been competing in XC skiing since 2007.

This past September Jordan competed in a 5k and a 15k cycling race and won a gold medal in both events. In his free time he loves to watch and play hockey. One of his favorite things is getting together with some of his old hockey teammates and skating around.

Jordan is also a hard worker locally. He currently has a job at Spirit and Sanzone Distributors as a beer distributer. He takes the bus to work everyday Monday through Friday.

If you would like to help sponsor Jordan please contact Cassandra Rucker at crucker@nyso.org.




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