NH Winter Special Olympics gets underway
WATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s Special Olympics Winter games are getting underway at Waterville Valley, with athletes set to compete in four different sports.
The festivities begin Sunday with opening ceremonies and fireworks in the evening.
Special Olympics officials say 360 athletes ranging from ages 8-77 will be compete Monday and Tuesday.
Events include snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, downhill racing and snowboarding.
This marks the 37th year the Winter Special Olympics has been held.
Awards ceremonies will take place at the conclusion of each event.