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Colorado athletes heading to Special Olympics World Games

12:01 PM, Jan 8, 2013   |    comments
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Two of the six athletes visited the 9News studios to talk about their athletic accomplishments, gold medals and the upcoming games. Bryan Terry, a 26 year Special Olympics athlete, will compete in cross country skiing. His teammate Amanda Douglass will compete in figure skating, a sport she has medalled in previous competitions. To see their interview, visit the video player above this article.

Mindy Watrous from Special Olympics Colorado joined the athletes and brought up the annual SOCO Polar Plunges coming up in February. These events are key fundraisers and help send deserving athletes like Bryan and Amanda across the world to events like the World Games.

For more information about the Polar Plunge, click here.

For more information about the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games, click here.

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