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Local Resident Named Official Duck Ambassador for 10th Annual Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby

Local Resident Named Official Duck Ambassador for 10th Annual Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby

Special Olympics Illinois is gearing up for the 10th Annual Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby on August 6, 2015 when thousands of spectators watch 60,000 rubber ducks splash into the Chicago River from the Columbus Drive Bridge and race towards the finish line. This year, Nick Lorenz, 20, of Peotone was selected as the official Duck Ambassador. Last year (his first year involved in the Ducky Derby) he sold an astounding 2,090 ducks for his Darling Ducklings sales team- a record setting amount for an individual on any team. Nick has been a Special Olympics Illinois athlete for 12 years, competing in bowling, bocce, swimming, track, softball and basketball. He's an avid Chicago sports fan...

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