In the spirit of the holidays, Special Olympics Iowa is featuring 12 Days of Athletes throughout the month of December. In honor of these amazing athletes, please consider making your year-end donation to Special Olympics Iowa. If your donation is received by December 31, it will be DOUBLED!


12-days-athletes-krishaName: Krisha Burk
Age: 34 (started Special Olympics at age six in Missouri before joining Iowa)
Delegation: Fort Madison, Southeast Area
SOIA sports participate in: athletics, bowling, basketball skills, basketball, speed walking, walking relay team, softball throw and swimming

What is your favorite part of Special Olympics? The competition – my mother was a basketball player so I love the friendly competition. Also seeing the new friends that I makes at Special Olympics.

What is a fun fact about yourself? I love All Star/WWE Wrestling and am a big Bloodhounds fan.

What is your favorite part about the holiday season? I like shopping and driving around to look at all of the lights!