Basketball player also plays softball

Thursday, August 11, 2011
Adam Graham

Editor's note: These are the first in a series of profiles of athletes who will participate among hundreds of others in the Special Olympics State Outdoors Championship Friday through Sunday in Cape Girardeau.

Name: Adam Graham

Age: 25

Hometown: Sikeston, Mo.

Parents: Ray and Delma Graham.

Years in Special Olympics: Three.

Sports played: Softball, basketball.

Question: What's your favorite sport?

Answer: Basketball.

Q: What do you do to train for the games?

A: Run, jog.

Q: What's your favorite thing about Special Olympics?

A: Having a good time.

Q: What do you like to do when you're not training or competing in Special Olympics?

A: Help Sikeston police with neighborhood watch. Ride bike to Morehouse and East Prairie, Mo., and back. Participated in East Prairie's Tour de Corn bike ride.

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