Starting with the Opening Ceremony on March 18, the Special Olympics World Winter Games will be held in Graz, Austria! The Flame of Hope has already been lit and has started traveling on its way to Austria. The sports of these Games will be Figure Skating, Speed Skating, Floor Hockey, Floorball, Snowshoeing, Alpine Skiing, Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding, and Stick Shooting. Special Olympics New York City’s Unified Floor Hockey team and two of Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s speed skaters will be competing!
ESPN will be airing live coverage of the Games. Here is the schedule. I’ll be volunteering at the Games and will be at the Opening Ceremony, so make sure to look for me!
Saturday, March 18, 2-5 pm EST, ABC – Live: Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017 Opening Ceremony
Sunday, March 19, 2-3 pm EST, ABC – Coverage of the Games
Monday, March 20, 6-6:30 pm EST, ESPN2 – Coverage of the Games
Tuesday, March 21, 6-7 pm EST, ESPN2 – Coverage of the Games
Wednesday, March 22, 6-7 pm ESt, ESPN2 – Coverage of the Games
Thursday, March 23, 6-7 pm EST, ESPN2 – Coverage of the Games
Friday, March 24, 6-7 pm EST, ESPN2 – Coverage of the Games
Sunday, March 26, 2-3 pm EST, ABC – Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017 – Best of the Games