47th Special Olympics winter games open
Of the 64 teams competing, four students on the Mt. Abram High School team are participating this year. Jessica Whitney, Hannah Holland and Tristan Woodbury raced in Nordic events on Monday morning and Brett Moon tried out the dual ski. The athletes had plenty of help as Nordic team members Alice Cockerham, Levi Bouchard, Brandon Hemingway, David Kidd, Destiny Thorndike, Dillan Wells, Dylan Starbird, Katie Maxsimic, Reed Stevens, Riley Hagerstrom, Risa Marble, Tor Tooker and Xavier Romanoski...
For Hamden Special Olympics athlete, finish line the setting for perfect ending to film
Their documentary titled “Sean So Far,” about Sean Bogart, their nephew who has Down Syndrome, is 28 years in the making. They will put the finishing touches on it next month when Bogart — just six months after undergoing spine surgery — competes in the triathlon at the Special Olympics USA Games in Princeton, New Jersey.