Local bocce player Helen Main will represent Victoria at the Special Olympics in October.ERIN LYONS August 14, 2014 10:41am
Echuca bocce player, Helen Main will travel to Melbourne in October to compete at the Special Olympics National Games.
Ms Main who has in intellectual disability says she is, ‘‘very excited’’ about the forthcoming competition.
The bocce enthusiast started playing competitively because she likes making friends and going out for lunch after training.
Ms Main is very proud of her efforts and has accumulated a fairly impressive medal collection.
The Special Olympics competition will commence on October 20 and carry through to October 25.
In the meantime Ms Main trains once a fortnight with coach, Susan Hawkins in preparation for the games.
She also likes to spend her spare time knitting and watching Home and Away.
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