Jackie Hoch, 36, of Florence and Keith Frostic,63, of Lake City will be competing in Alpine Skiing and Latrice Pringle,31, of Florence will be competing in Snowboarding. This will be the first international competition for Jackie and Latrice. Keith competed in the 1997 World Winter Games in Vermont.
ESPN’s Global Presenting Sponsorship of Special Olympics Unified Sports® has been renewed and expanded. ESPN will be the Official Media Partner through 2019 including Special Olympic World Games and Special Olympics USA Games, plus deliver additional year-round coverage and content.
Competition in 16 Olympic-type individual and team sports, as well as special events, will be hosted at venues throughout Seattle and the King County area, including Husky Stadium at the University of Washington, which will serve as the venue for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies.