Hundreds compete in Special Olympics at Apple Mountain - ABC 12 – WJRT – Flint, MI

Hundreds compete in Special Olympics at Apple Mountain

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FREELAND (WJRT) -

(01/24/13) - Some 275 athletes took to the slopes Thursday at Apple Mountain in Freeland for the winter games of the Special Olympics.

Participants are competing in downhill skiing, tobogganing, snow shoe and cross country skiing.

Organizers say the sports help build self confidence, among other skills.

More than 300 volunteers from eight area high schools helped in Thursday's games.

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