In 1999, the biggest sporting event will come to North Carolina. If youre into heroes and sports that inspire, then get into the 1999 Special Olympics World Summer Games.
Nearly 7,000 athletes with retardation from 150 different countries will compete in 19 sports. The athletes will compete in aquatics, athletics, badminton, basketball, bocce, bowling, cycling, equestrian sports, football, golf, gymnastics, powerlifting, roller skating, sailing, soccer, softball, table tennis, team handball, tennis, and volleyball.
You will marvel at the abilities of some. And your heart will cheer the determination of others that must cross tremendous hurdles before the competitions even begin.