Timothy Cross

Athlete, Bocce

Hometown: Roanoke

How has Special Olympics changed your life?
Special Olympics gives me confidence to show that I can do the same as anyone else. It gives me opportunity to show my skills, spend time with peers.

Who do you admire most?
My Grandpa and Grandma and My mom, They always there to cheer me on, Michael Phelps for winning so many medals, [and] Peyton Manning for being such a good player

What does attending the USA Games mean to you?
Competing in the ESPN Complex and meeting new athletes

How are you preparing for the USA Games? Practicing, Eating Healthy, [and] exercising