Special Olympics Colorado

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special-olympics-IMG_7934Photo courtesy Nancy Walls

Dalton Pettigrew, 12, won two silver medals in running broad jump and 100 meter dash in his age division during the May 31-June 1 state Summer Olympics Games. Over 1,000 athletes gathered from all over the state to participate in track and field, aquatics, gymnastics, power lifting and soccer in Special Olympics Colorado’s largest event of the year. All activities were held on the Colorado Mesa University campus in Grand Junction, where athletes were also housed.