Our Athletes did Great at the SOVA Invitational State and Area 6 Speed Skating Competitions

First for the Special Olympics Virginia Speed Skating Invitational

Another good time for our Athletes and some medals to boot!


L-R, Area 6 Coaches Clarence and Mary Jean Singleton; JP Mines and proud Mom, Pam Mines; Coaches with Travis Hunter and Marjorie Loya. Travis is a competitor and volunteer with our Athletes.
Chrissy Dryer on her way to win a medal!
Noah Kuria getting a snack after a short break
222m Race Winners! Gold: Richard “Hayden” Wood Area 6; Silver: Emma Burkholder, Area 2; and Bronze: Arthur Jung Area 26. Congratulations!


333m Race Winners! Gold: James Perry “JP” Mines, Area 6; Silver: Israel T Wason Jr., Area 2; Bronze: Tamara “Tammy” Kiser, Area 26; 4th: Nathan Vaccaro, North Carolina. Congratulations!
Travis Hunter with Marjorie Loya, showing all his medals.

Proud Mom of a Gold Medal Winner. JP and Pam Mines. Congratulations JP!


Followed the Next Day by the SOVA Area 6 Competition!

First Responders for Chesterfield County and Marjorie Loya. Thank you for presenting our Athletes medals and for all that you do for our Special Olympics Athletes!
Here are the volunteers who support 2020 Area 6 Speedskating Team. Left to Right: Gray Hunter, Diane Hunter, Fred Dryer, Ainsley Kramer, Jess Wasylow, Dahryn Kramer, Julie Kramer, Marjorie Loya, Owen Phillips-Martin’ AJ West Sami Hevener Travis Hunter Clarence Singleton Mike Geronimo.  Travis Hunter is a competitor and volunteer in Skating.


Marjorie Loya getting Sam Dillard ready for the wheel chair race.
Waiting to compete in the 555m. Left to right Hayden Wood, Chrissy Dryer, Ja’Von Chalkley, Noah Kuria
Getting Ready for the Bucket Race
Brianna won the gold medal. 🥇
Marjorie Loya’s “fellas”. Left to right Travis Hunter, Kyler Jenkins, Marjorie Loya, Hayden Wood, and JP Mines.


Woodville Elementary School Athletes and Teachers from SOVA Area 25.