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Team New Hampshire - Golf



Name: Craig Eichler
Sport: Golf
Hometown: Berlin, NH 
Local Program: Androscoggin River Athletes
Bio: Craig feels very proud to be representing New Hampshire at the 2018 USA Games and playing unified gold with his dad. This will be Craig's second time competing in the USA Games, as he also competed in the 2010 USA Games in Nebraska. He is very excited to travel and meet new people, while going for gold in Seattle.
 
 
Name: Jan Eichler
Sport: Golf
Hometown: Berlin, NH
Local Program: Androscoggin River Athletes
Bio: Jan has been involved with the Special Olympics for over 30 years and really enjoys spending time with all of the upbeat people that are involved. Jan is his son Craig's, Unified Sports golf partner for the Games. Jan knows that even if he and Craig do not take home the gold, they will have an amazing experience together.


Name: Parker Thornton
Sport: Golf
Hometown: Nashua, NH
Local Program: Nashua Special Olympics
Bio: Parker started Special Olympics at the age of nine and points to Special Olympics as one of the defining experiences in his life. Parker was on the Board of Directors for SONH and was an athlete representative to the International Athlete Congress in Morocco. Parker is looking forward to playing golf with his Unified Partner, his father, and connecting with friends, new and old at the 2018 USA Games.



Name: Mark Thornton

Sport: Golf
Hometown: Nashua, NH
Local Program: Nashua Special Olympics
Bio: Mark Thornton has been involved with Special Olympics for 29 years and his favorite thing about the organization is that it provides opportunities for those with intellectual disabilities to participate in sports and activities that train them to fully engage in life at the highest potential. Mark is excited to compete in Unified Sports golf with his son Parker and sees the 2018 USA Games as the opportunity of a lifetime. 
 

 



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