Special Olympics Wyoming in Pinedale for Winter Games

SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYO – Special Olympics Wyoming athletes from Wyoming’s southwestern communities of Big Piney, Evanston, Jackson, Park City Utah, Pinedale and Star Valley will gather this Friday to compete at Area II Winter Games at White Pine Ski Resort.

This competition is in preparation for the State Winter Games that will be held in Jackson, Wyo., on February 5-7, 2019. State Winter Games is one of the four main Special Olympics Wyoming competition events held each year. Athletes compete in Downhill Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing and Snowboarding.

The 2019 Area II Winter Games schedule for Friday, January 25 at White Pines Ski Resort is as follows:

  • 9:00am Registration
  • 10:00am Opening Ceremonies
  • 10:30am Competition Begins
  • 12:00pm Lunch (or as athletes are able)
  • 1:00pm Competition Resumes
Area II Winter Games at White Pine Ski Resort is a tuneup for State Games in Jackson Feb. 5-7. (Special Olympics Wyoming)

The public is welcome and encouraged to attend to support and cheer on local athletes as they qualify for upcoming statewide competition. If you have questions about Area II Games, please visit www.sowy.org or call Dan Lang at the Special Olympics Wyoming office at (307) 235-3062.

Special Olympics Wyoming is a not-for-profit organization providing year-round sports training, athletic competition and other related programs to children and adults with intellectual disabilities; offering them continuing opportunities to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.

Jackson local Gary Endicott is one to watch on the ski hill. (Special Olympics Wyoming)

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