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Huddersfield BOK Swimmers excel at the Special Olympic Games, Bath 2013

    Our Borough Of Kirklees Special Needs Squad based at the John Smith’s Stadium in Huddersfield; their amazing coaches and families returned triumphant from the Special Olympic Summer Games today. Jack Drennan, Aisling Connelly, Zoe Rank, Ruben Reuter, Joanne Kempley, … Continue reading

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Huddersfield Swimming Champion Stars In Coca Cola Ad

  Huddersfield’s Joanne Kempley is a World Champion swimmer. She swims with the Borough Of Kirklees additional needs squad and along with 6 other team mates will be representing Yorkshire & Humberside later this month in the  Special Olympics GB … Continue reading

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15 medals & a model – more BOK swim team success

  Ruben, Joanne, Ben & Rebekah swam with the Borough of Kirklees Disability Team this weekend at the Down Syndrome European Swimming championships that took place in Southampton. All our swimmers came away with medals. From left to right – Rebekah … Continue reading

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Swimmers are winners!

Our fabulous youngsters swam with the Borough Of Kirklees special needs team yesterday at the Hull Special Olympics Swimming Gala. The day was a huge success with team BOK bringing in a haul totalling 18 medals!   The guys and … Continue reading

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Wild West fundraiser for BOK swimmers a huge hit!

  Hat’s off to all involved in organising and participating in a wonderful fundraiser held at Longley Park Golf Club in Huddersfield. Around 90 people attended a Wild West evening to raise money for 7 of our BOK team swimmers … Continue reading

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HDSSG fundraising event a huge success!

Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group are thrilled to announce that with your help we made over £850 last night at the fundraising event! This is a huge boost for our BOK swimmers who are representing Yorkshire & Humberside at the … Continue reading

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Kirklees swimmers Joanne & Ben at the DSISO Championships

  Team GB arrived in Loano, Italy, late last week for the World Down Syndrome Swimming Championships. Two Borough of Kirklees swimmers Joanne Kempley and Ben Sweeney are taking part in the competitions. (Pictured left along with coach Gemma Ripley) … Continue reading

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Olympic dream for young swimmers

Young swimmers with learning difficulties will taste life as Olympic athletes next year. A seven strong team from the Borough of Kirklees Special Needs Club Squad is taking part in the Special Olympics National Games in Bath. It is a big … Continue reading

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BOK disability swim squad need your help!

HDSSG are proud to have some amazing swimmers in our group. They swim with the Borough Of Kirklees (BOK) disability squad and have their sights set on the Special Olympics in Bath next year. The squad have to raise a substantial … Continue reading

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HDSSG swimmers to compete in 2013 Special Olympics

  Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group are proud to announce that seven of our swimmers will be representing BOK Borough Of Kirklees) at next years Summer Special Olympic Games to be held at the University Of Bath in August 2013. … Continue reading

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Swimmers bring back the medals.

  This weekend saw the Quays at Southampton host the 2012 European Down Syndrome Swimming Competition. Our team swimming for BOK came back with a huge haul of medals including 12 golds, 4 silvers and 2 bronze as well as  … Continue reading

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Our BOK swimmers excel at City of Hull Special Olympics

Swimming for Borough Of Kirklees, Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group sent a twelve strong squad to the Special Olympics held in Hull on Saturday 3rd March. 16 squads competed including a team from the Netherlands. Each of our swimmers competed … Continue reading

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