VIDEO: Thousands compete at Special Olympics Summer Games at JBLM

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JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD -- 2,800 Special Olympics Athletes from Washington state competed in the 2015 Summer Games on Joint Base Lewis-McChord this the weekend.

Nearly 300 officers from around our state escorted the Flame of Hope as the parade of athletes arrived to kick off the weekend-long event on Friday night, in Opening Ceremonies featuring our very own Matt Lorch as emcee!

Events included Track and Field, Soccer, Cycling and Powerlifting.

Special Olympics Washington offers sports training and competition all year-round for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. To learn more, click here.

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