Follow your dreams

May 26, 2012

Dominicks has discovered his passion, horsemanship, a sport that has developed determination and courage to continue to follow his dreams.

Young male athlete in full equestrian gear poses with his horse.

Dominicks Urbina was born in Guarenas, Venezuela on September 21, 1992, on early 2008 his friend Mélida Faracco introduce him to Special Olympics. The first contact with the movement was something he will truly remember forever, Dominicks has discovered his passion: horsemanship, a sport that has developed determination and courage to continue to follow his dreams even in the face of adversity. His charisma, enthusiasm, dedication and motivation are ¨infectious¨ and are well know in Special Olympics Venezuela.

One of his greatest satisfactions is the recognition he has gained among family members and friends and the continued competitions opportunities that Special Olympics is offering. One remarkable experience was his participation in the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece, in 2011, where he conquered a silver medal.  Dominicks encourages other athletes to join Special Olympics.


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