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Special Olympics World Winter Games Alaska 2001 Logo Special Olympics World Winter Games Alaska 2001 Logo
  • Location: Anchorage, Alaska
    Dates: 4th – 11th March 2001
    Theme: Challenging New Frontiers
    Number of Athletes: 2,750
    Number of Programs: 80

    Opening Ceremonies from 2001 to 2009

    This is a selection of clips from Special Olympics World Games opening ceremonies including the Games in China and Ireland.

6 Sports A – Z

Alpine Skiing

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Cross Country Skiing

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Floor Hockey

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Short Track Speed Skating

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Kiera Byland BEM: My Year of Advocacy and Inclusion

Kiera Byland BEM shares her journey since being elected as Global Athlete Congress Chair during the World Games in Berlin
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Special Olympics at UEFA EURO 2024: Volunteer Pair from Stuttgart Embrace the Experience

Over the past few weeks, volunteer pair Reka Schatz and Beeke Brinkmann have been among the Special Olympics athletes and partners assisting at UEFA EURO 2024 - the third-largest sporting event in the world.
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Digital Accessibility: How Brightspot and Special Olympics Are Changing the Game

On this week’s episode of the Inclusion Revolution Radio Podcast, podcast hosts Novie Craven and Josh Basile discussed Brightspot’s Special Olympics partnership with Parker Ramsdell, Brightspot Senior Vice President of People, Mission & Culture.
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