Las Vegas Raiders player AJ Cole surprised the Special Olympics athlete from Nevada with Super Bowl tickets as a token of his longtime commitment and support for Special Olympics.
The Riderettes Kylie and Tatiana were present with Special Olympics athlete Sandra when she found out in person on Tuesday.
Cole congratulated her on video as she received a couple of tickets to the big game, as well as round-trip airfare, a two-night hotel stay, and weekend ground transportation for her and a guest.
Along with her tickets, she was given a bag of Raiders branded items, including silver and black clothes and luggage for her Super Bowl LVII weekend in Arizona.
The Special Olympics athlete from Nevada has competed in track and field at the 2018 US Games in Seattle since 2016.
Although basketball is her favorite sport, she also enjoys bowling, golf and flag football.
Sandra is also an athlete leader, and when asked how Special Olympics in Nevada changed her life, she replied, “I made a lot of friends and met new people.”
This gracious move was made possible by Walter Payton’s Raiders 2022 Player of the Year, AJ Cole, who donated tickets.
Special Olympics Nevada is Cole’s chosen charity, and he has helped this special charity since his college days in North Carolina State.
Cole has been a zealous advocate for children and adults participating in Special Olympics and since arriving in Las Vegas, he has been involved in continuing his support for Special Olympics in Nevada, where they support athletes with the opportunity to develop fitness, show courage , experience joy and participate in the exchange of gifts, skills and friendships with their families, other athletes and the community.
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