Athlete Spotlight – Sue Eversman

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Sue meets explains the Unified Kickball concept to WLOS Meteorologist Zack Green.

Today’s Athlete Spotlight focuses on Sue Eversman.  Sue is definitely one of our well-rounded athletes who competes in basketball, soccer, and bocce.  She traveled to High Point, North Carolina in 2015 to represent Buncombe County in soccer at the Special Olympics North Carolina Fall Tournament.  Sue has also competed in a number of regional competitions including a regional bocce competition in November 2015 and a regional basketball scrimmage in January 2016.

We asked Sue about her participation in Special Olympics and some of her favorite activities.  Her answers are below.  Look for Sue as we post pictures of events and the progress of our athletes during the season.

What is your favorite sport or activity with Special Olympics?

Basketball

Is there a new sport or activity you would like to learn?

Kickball

What do you like best about Special Olympics?

Spending time with my friends.

What do you do outside of Special Olympics?

Work at Carrabba’s, dance at the Asheville Ballroom, hoopla hoop in Pritchard Park, exercise at the Reuter Y, walk in the neighborhood

What is one word that describes you?

Outgoing

Is there anything you want people to know about Special Olympics?

I like going out and doing sports and making new friends.  I like my coaches too.

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