Particular Olympics Vermont Celebrates a Profitable 2024 Winter Video games

South Burlington, VT – March 21, 2024

South Burlington, Vt. – Particular Olympics Vermont (SOVT) hosted the 2024 Winter Video games on Friday, March fifteenth at The Hermitage Membership in Wilmington, Vermont. Over 125 delegates, together with athletes and coaches from eight native packages skilled and competed in alpine snowboarding and snowboarding. This was Particular Olympics Vermont’s largest Winter Video games since 2019.  

The delegations that competed included Addison, Central Vermont, Chittenden, Adaptive Sports activities at Mount Snow, Northshire, Randolph, Rutland and Smugglers’ Notch Adaptive. 

“The 2024 Winter Video games was an unbelievable showcase of the facility of the Particular Olympics Vermont neighborhood,” said Sarah McCaffrey, President & CEO of Particular Olympics Vermont. “The dedication and preparation our athletes devoted to those video games replicate their exceptional resilience, enduring spirit, and sheer willpower.

This occasion wouldn’t have been doable with out the generosity of The Hermitage Membership which opened its doorways to our athletes, used their experience to arrange race programs, and devoted their time and vitality to creating this expertise extremely significant for all athletes and households. Particular Olympics Vermont can be grateful for the assist of our companions at Rally2Give who had been on website all through all the occasion and supplied dinner for delegates on Thursday night time, Potash Hill for offering our delegates

an important place to remain, The Hodson Household for overlaying household meals on Thursday, and to Tito’s Taqueria, Black River Produce, Efficiency Meals Group, Brattleboro Subaru and Brattleboro Meals Co-Op for coming collectively to donate all of the gadgets for Friday night time’s dinner! Particular Olympics Vermont would additionally like to acknowledge the entire volunteers that made the occasions doable, particularly the workforce from Adaptive Sports activities at Mount Snow. 

The occasion was an enormous success with athletes, coaches, households, volunteers and spectators having a improbable time regardless of the rain. As Northshire athlete Jake Alexopoulos mentioned, “I had a good time, making everyone blissful and protecting everyone protected and having enjoyable!”

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