Pierce Footwear and Special Olympics have a history of empowering athletes through sport, spirit and courage.
2014 – 20 pairs of first made transition shoes were sent to the NorCal Track and Field athletes for SO National games in New Jersey; athletes competed in various track and field events testing Pierce running shoes which resulted in 3 athletes on the medal stand at closing awards ceremony.
2015 – 500 pairs of sport recovery sandals were prepared to fit each athletes foot size in advance for TEAM USA summer games participants in Los Angeles; George Pierce as an Honored Guest was chosen to place the first gold medal around the first ever triathlon winner at any Special Olympic games. After the 2015 games, Pierce was designated as Sport Resource Team for triathlon to help develop and grow the sport of triathlon globally within the Special Olympics movement.
2016 – As a Sports Resource Team member for triathlon at Special Olympics International Pierce Footwear combines the corporate missions of unifying athletes health, fitness and sports performance globally within Healthy Athletes Fit Feet clinics screening that will help provide athletes shoes through donations at the clinics.