Nicholasville's Katelyn Hale competed in a Central Kentucky Special Olympics even this weekend at UK in preparation for her trip to the USANational Games in Iowa in July.
"She's probably one of the most pumped athletes that I have ever seen," said Jan Krekel, the national team coach for aquatics in Kentucky. "She's just really excited about the whole affair."
Hale will swim in her specialty events, the 25-yard freestyle, 25-yard backstroke and the 4x25 medley relay
Hale is excited to head to the USA National Games.
"I had fun," she said, "I am getting faster."
Krekel thinks she will doe well in Iowa.