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The World Games are flagship events for the Special Olympics Movement. They take place every two years and alternate between Summer and Winter Games.

The 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games will feature world-class competition in alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, figure skating, snowboarding and speedskating, among other sports in South Korea.  The PyeongChang Games will also include global discussions and action on the impact Special Olympics can have on the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. 

PyeongChang, South Korea

January 29, 2013

World Games Attendees

Congratulations to our Kansas Team members, Scott Ball and Helen Will-Gallegos 

Helen's Results:
SILVER in Cross-Country Skiing - 500 M Freestyle   5 min 29.94 sec

SILVER in Cross Country Ski Relay - 4x1K  32min 2.0 sec  (David Bishop, Ethan Kowena, Michele Stedman and Helen Will-Gallegos)

PARTICIPANT in Cross-Country Skiing 1K - 6 min 12.52 sec

Scott's Results:
4th Place in Snowshoeing 100 M - 1 min 44.21 sec

4th Place in Snowshoeing 200M - 45.40 second 
 



  Helen and Scott with Chris Hahn, Head of Delegation for Team USA and President/CEO of SOKS, at the airport on their triumphant return to Kansas City.  Helen is holding one of her silver medals.

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