Updated: June 29, 2020 12:25 PM
Created: June 29, 2020 12:05 PM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Special Olympics New Mexico had to say goodbye to a lot of competitions this year, due to COVID-19.
"We've had to cancel 5 state level competitions and about 45 qualifying competitions," said Chris Page, director of the program.
But they aren't giving up – the organization is launching their virtual summer games. Starting today, athletes will begin their training.
Each person can choose three activities to practice alone or at a safe distance with others. They will record numbers through July 7.
To learn more and sign up, click here.
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