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Intermediate giant slalom medalists are all smiles.
The 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games wrapped up Friday with the closing ceremonies. Check out video highlights, photo galleries and more from an amazing week. Special Olympics Live

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Fan Community
Be a part of the Fan Community. The 2009 World Winter Games are taking place right now in Idaho, USA. Get in on all the Games action by sharing your photos, videos and stories from the Games. In our Fan Community, uniting the world starts with just one person -- you!
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2009 World Winter Games Events
The goal of the sports and competition department is to host an athlete-centered, world-class athletic event, showcasing the athletic skills and achievements of athletes with intellectual disabilities. The event leaves them, their families, friends and fans with a lasting and memorable experience of the 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games.

The 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games will feature competition in seven sports, including:
Alpine skiing
Cross-country skiing
Figure skating
Floor hockey

Complete schedule of events | Results
Daily Highlights: Photo Galleries
From the opening ceremony to much more, check out some of the best photos from the 2009 World Winter Games.
Photo galleries
Be A Fan Of Generosity
Be a fan of generosity. Imagine how your gift to Special Olympics will help create a world of dignity, acceptance and inclusion for everyone.
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Athlete Blog: Andy Williams
Meet Andy Williams. An Australian native, Andy is a Special Olympics International Global Messenger. He has been in Special Olympics for 11 years and competes in basketball and softball. He's also a big fan of the Melbourne Tigers of the Australian National Basketball League. Read his blog.
Special Olympics videos tell the story of the movement and the people in a way that brings the story to life. Browse all the videos.