Meet Matthew Legons
banner | June 13th, 2017
Matthew has been competing in Special Olympics for over 25 years. Matthew plays tennis and bowls. In bowling, he has competed as a single bowler and as part of a unified doubles bowling team. In fact, 20 years ago he competed on a unified doubles bowling team in Reno, Nevada, at the national unified doubles bowling tournament. In tennis, he competes as a single player and as part of a unified doubles tennis team. When he had to choose between bowling and tennis, he chose tennis. He has competed in the SPUD tennis tournament in Belton, SC; the South Carolina State Tennis tournament in Columbia; and the Special Olympics North America Tennis Championship in Hilton Head Island. Matthew works on the landscaping crew at the Tri-Development Center in Aiken, SC. Any place we go, everyone knows Matthew. To Matthew a stranger is merely a friend he hasn’t met yet.