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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Special Olympics winter area games

Local athletes compete in area games at Meadowlark Ski Lodge

 

January 27, 2018

Tracie Mitchell

Washakie County Special Olympic athlete Quinn Bryant finishes his practice run Friday morning during the Special Olympics area games at Meadowlark Ski Lodge.

TEN SLEEP – Friday morning excited athletes from Northern Wyoming met at Meadowlark Ski Lodge to compete in the area games which consist of alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in order to qualify for the state games in Jackson Feb. 6-8. Bighorn National Forest Service employees assisted the games by keeping time, presenting awards and skiing with athletes competing in alpine skiing.

The Special Olympics athletes were enthusiastic about the competition even though the temperature was in the lower teens with a wind that chilled to the bone. Owl Unlimited program director/o...



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