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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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Sana's Story

Where there is light, there is hope.Let some light into your life and watch Sana's journey from being chained up and excluded in her village in Pakistan to competing at the Special Olympics Berlin World Games 2023.

Special Olympics Great Britain Athlete, Matthew Brough, Takes Us Through His Experiences as a Tennis Champion, Coach, and Motivational Speaker

On this week’s episode of Inclusion Revolution Radio, podcast host Novie Craven spoke with Special Olympics Great Britain athlete, Matthew Brough, about his success around the sport of tennis as both an athlete and as a coach.
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From Adversity To Triumph – An Inspiring Journey

“These kids we label ‘special’, are truly born to do special things in their lives!”
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