Jose Castrejon was honored as the Special Olympics Athlete of the Month at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon.
Castrejon has competed in Special Olympics for nine years. His sports include softball, tennis, track & field and floor hockey.
He won five medals at a recent Special Olympics track and field meet, including a gold medal in the 4×100 relay.
Castrejon is a member of the organization’s Athlete Input Council. His coach, Dan Weiner, says he’s the best he’s ever worked with.
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