RU student Erica Bookout featured in upcoming documentary


Erica Bookout

"Celebrating Champions: 2014 Special Olympics USA Games" to air on FOX Sports 1 Monday, June 30, at 7 p.m.

WWE® and FOX Sports announced that Celebrating Champions: 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, a one-hour television event chronicling the passion, dedication and determination of America's most inspiring athletes during the week-long celebration of the 2014 USA Games, will air on FOX Sports 1 on Monday, June 30, at 7 p.m.

The one-hour special will highlight six Special Olympics athletes as they travel from their hometowns to the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games. Viewers will experience a first-hand account of the excitement and pride each athlete exudes while training for, traveling to, and participating in the Games. RU student Erica Bookout is a long-distance runner from Christiansburg, Virginia. The 22-year-old is a junior majoring in special education. She is also the 2013 Special Olympics Virginia Athlete of the Year.

The special, produced by WWE, will be hosted by Mike Hill and Molly McGrath of FOX Sports 1's America's Pregame. Customers of participating video providers can also watch via FOX Sports GO, the app that provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content through iOS and Android devices, as well as on desktops through

Jun 27, 2014