2013 World Games
We are extremely proud to announce that three Special Olympics Georgia athletes and one Special Olympics Georgia coach, Marnie Hornsby, Sissy Cooley, Aidan Abowd, and Tara Torbert, have been selected as members of Team USA for the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea!
WHEN: January 29 - February 5, 2013
WHO: 3,300 Athletes and Coaches from 112 Countries
SPORTS: Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowshoeing, Ice Speed Skating, Ice Figure Skating, Floor Hockey, and Floor Ball
Alpine Skiing - Marnie Hornsby, Henry County Parks & Recreation Athlete
Speed Skating - Sissy Cooley, Colquitt County Athlete
Aidan Abowd, Dekalb County Athlete
Tara Torbert, Colquitt County Coach
Marnie, Sissy, and Aidan will experience world-class competition by competing against other athletes from countries across the globe, and in the process, life-long friendships will be formed! Marnie, Sissy, and Aidan have trained and competed for years in order to achieve the opportunity to travel to the World Games.
Please help us send Marnie, Sissy, and Aidan to South Korea and join us as we celebrate their great achievements. Your generosity and willingness to support them and the Special Olympics movement will give Marnie, Sissy, and Aidan the chance to make their dreams come true.