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