Gable Wilkins sets gold standard, gets USA Special Olympics medal
June 21, 2022
Just about everyone in town knows Gable Wilkins.
Now folks all around the country do, too.
The 36-year-old La Conner resident, whom his friends insist has a heart of gold, can also wear that precious metal on his chest after having helped Team Washington capture top honors in volleyball at the nationally televised 2022 USA Special Olympics in Orlando, Florida earlier this month.
“It was totally fun,” Wilkins said of the experience.
Wilkins, recognized throughout La Conner for his trademark smile and upbeat personality, delivered the match point winning set to hitter Kevin Geoghegan...