Photos and video of the Special Olympics State Winter Games at Copper Mountain Resort | SummitDaily.com

Photos and video of the Special Olympics State Winter Games at Copper Mountain Resort

Two hundred athletes braved this past weekend’s stormy weather at Copper Mountain Resort to compete in the 2019 Special Olympics Colorado State Winter Games on Saturday and Sunday.

The games began after “The Flame of Hope” was lit by the Special Olympics Unified Pair of Mackenzie and Enzo, commencing the annual event that features cross-country skiing, snowboarding, Alpine skiing and snowshoeing competitions.

Along with the Summit County Tigers, the 2019 State Winter Games featured the following teams: Adams 12 Eagles Nordic, Adams 12 Eagles Ski, Cherry Creek Alpine Racing Team, Cherry Creek Nordic, Clear Creek Lightning, DDRC Alpine Skiing, DPR Plowing Penguins, DPR Sharks, Grand County Blizzards NSCD, Mighty Snow Alpacas, North Metro, Team Sundermann, Trailblazers Alpine Ski Team, Boulder Expand Alpine, Eldora Mountain Snowboard Club, Team Kral, Colorado Carribou, Grizzlies, Maximum Velocity, Pikes Peak Shredders, Challenge Aspen, Steamboat Stars, Team Pagosa Springs, Team Powderhorn, Telluride/San Juan Alpine, Vail Valley Dream Team, Wichita Indepenants and Taos Winter Sports.

Results from the weekend’s events will be published on Thursday at: SpecialOlympicsCo.Org/About/Competitions/.

We welcome you to Varick’s Gold Medal Moment at our State Winter Games Presented by United! 🏅Buckley Air Force BaseCastle Rock Police Department

Posted by Special Olympics Colorado on Sunday, March 3, 2019

Snowshoeing is off to a great start at our State Winter Games presented by United at Copper Mountain!

Posted by Special Olympics Colorado on Sunday, March 3, 2019

The Victory Dance is in full effect! Celebrating 50 YEARS and our 200 Special Olympics Colorado athletes and unified partners, and 400 volunteers and coaches at today’s State Winter Games presented by United!

Posted by Special Olympics Colorado on Saturday, March 2, 2019

Brynn’s very first time on skis at the SOCO State Winter Games presented by United, with Sergeant Terry Leitch from Aspen Police Department by her side. #YoungAthletes #LETR #Volunteers #GameChangersLaw Enforcement Torch Run for Special OlympicsCopper Mountain

Posted by Special Olympics Colorado on Saturday, March 2, 2019


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