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Special Olympics Vermont chooses Killington Resort as site of training camp

Special Olympics USA announced Killington as the site of its one and only team training camp, prior to when it will send a 210 member delegation to represent the United States at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games, being held March 18-25, 2017, in Austria.
Included in the U.S. delegation will be three athletes and coaches from Vermont: Laura Buchanan from White River Junction, competing in Alpine skiing; Ethan Boragine from Fairlee, competing in snowboarding; and Mike White from Dorset, assistant coach in cross country skiing.
On Tuesday, Dec. 13, Special Olympics Vermont will host a Burton Riglet Park event at Killington Resort where kids ages 3-8 are invited to try snowboarding and be part of the training camp experience. This is a unique opportunity to meet Special Olympics athletes and coaches from around the country and celebrate the partnership between Killington, Burton, and Special Olympics Vermont to create the training camp experience.
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