World Winter Games Drawing: Sweden 2021

On Friday at the Philadelphia Polar Plunge — and with the help of some very charismatic guests — we selected seven athletes from Pennsylvania to participate in Special Olympics USA Team Trials for the opportunity to compete at the Special Olympics World Winter Games: Sweden 2021.

Check out our Facebook Live video to watch as the athletes’ names were selected by seven of the best mascots around!

The athletes who were selected are as follows:

  • Brooks Trimble, Lancaster County – Alpine Skiing (Novice)
  • Ricky Eutzy, Area M – Alpine Skiing (Advanced)
  • Lydia Wert, Beaver County – Alpine Skiing (Novice)
  • Robert “Bobby” Snively, Blair County – Speedy Skating 2
  • Morae Ford, Erie – Cross Country Skiing 2
  • Justin Grimely, Chester County – Snowshoeing 3
  • Lisa Robinson, Chester County – Speed Skating 1

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Special Olympics Pennsylvania

The mission of Special Olympics Pennsylvania is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.

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