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Team New Hampshire - Bocce

Name: Joshua Brescia
Sport: Bocce
Hometown: Peterborough, NH 
Local Program: Monadnock Valley Patriots
Bio: Joshua joined Special Olympics in middle school and has participated ever since. He enjoys cross country skiing, basketball, bowling, and bocce. Joshua believes it is an honor to attend the 2018 USA Games and is looking forward to meeting other athletes and seeing a new place.
Name: Justin Houle
Sport: Bocce
Hometown: Nashua, NH
Local Program: Merrimack Friars
Bio: Justin has been involved with the Special Olympics for many years and he loves to compete. Justin is excited to compete against athletes from the other states and is looking forward to meeting new friends and flying for the first time. Besides bocce, Justin has also participated in athletics, basketball, and bowling. 

Name: Rachel Maxim 
Sport: Bocce
Hometown: Charlestown, NH
Local Program: Fall Mountain Special Olympics
Bio: Rachel joined Special Olympics in 1994 and loves to compete in bocce, alpine skiing, and bowling. One of her biggest accomplishments was competing in athletics at the 1999 World Summer Games in North Carolina. It means a lot to her to be selected to attend the 2018 USA Games as she wants to make her state, local program, friends, and family proud.  


Name: Lisa Moody

Sport: Bocce
Hometown: Westmoreland, NH
Local Program: Keene Parks and Recreation
Bio: This will be Lisa's third USA Games; she previously competed in the 2010 and 2014 USA Games in Nebraska and New Jersey. She is proud to represent and compete for the State of New Hampshire at the 2018 USA Games. Special Olympics has helped Lisa pursue her dreams and keeps her active year round.