Special Olympics coach bets on ‘human spirit ... winning’

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Special Olympics coach bets on ‘human spirit ... winning’

Scott Beckstead will mentor World Games team in Abu Dhabi
Scott Beckstead of Durango was selected to coach the Special Olympics cycling team attending the summer World Games in Abu Dhabi during March. The event will mark the first time games have been held in the Middle East/North Africa region.
Scott Beckstead said interest in cycling in Durango has waxed and waned among athletes with disabilities. At the height of interest, he said there were about 10 cyclists. Last year, there were three.
Special Olympic athlete Jack Wickam and coach Scott Beckstead celebrate at the end of the Quarter Horse Race in May 2016.

Special Olympics coach bets on ‘human spirit ... winning’

Scott Beckstead of Durango was selected to coach the Special Olympics cycling team attending the summer World Games in Abu Dhabi during March. The event will mark the first time games have been held in the Middle East/North Africa region.
Scott Beckstead said interest in cycling in Durango has waxed and waned among athletes with disabilities. At the height of interest, he said there were about 10 cyclists. Last year, there were three.
Special Olympic athlete Jack Wickam and coach Scott Beckstead celebrate at the end of the Quarter Horse Race in May 2016.
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