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Chris McElroy - Special Olympics World Games Athlete

Meet Chris McElroy. Not only is he a Kaiser Permanente member in Colorado, he's qualified to compete in swimming at the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015. For more than 10 years, Chris has been involved with Special Olympics Colorado, which has played an important role in the 26-year-old's life. He has competed in numerous sports, including basketball, swimming, bowling, flag football, and golf.

During the 2014 Special Olympics Colorado Summer Games, Chris won a gold medal in the 50 meter backstroke. It was an accomplishment that he was thrilled to share with his grandparents who had traveled from Spain to watch him compete.

Chris' triumphs are his loved ones as well. He successfully graduated from Smoky Hill High School in 2006. With his family and friends cheering him on, there's nothing Chris won't be able to achieve.