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Local Special Olympics Athlete Moves Off Island

Chris Kavanaugh. Kayla Desroches / KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT A local athlete, Special Olympics strongman, and community member is moving to the Lower 48 after a lifetime in Kodiak. Chris Kavanaugh has won medals time and time again for competing in Special Olympics competitions. And he’s traveled around the world to do it. In 2011, he went to Athens, Greece for …

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Athlete Brings Back Gold From Special Olympics Unified Sports Bowling State Championships

Kayla Desroches/KMXT One local athlete recently returned victorious from a bowling competition in Anchorage. Chris Kavanaugh, who’s been participating in Special Olympics since he was a little kid, won 2 gold medals and a silver medal at the Special Olympics Unified Sports Bowling State Championships. In an interview with KMXT, Kavanaugh gave some insight into how he reached his peak …

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