During our winter season, Monmouth and Ocean Counties offer three Olympic-style individual and team sports that provide meaningful training and competition opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Athletes who participate in winter sports begin practicing in December and compete until February.

If you see a sport you’re interested in but haven’t registered as an athlete, learn how to become an athlete. Athletes that are already registered should contact the local area director to learn about playing a specific sport.

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Cross-Country Skiing

Cross-country skiing competitions include races of different lengths as well as relays. Visit the Cross-Country Skiing page to see all available events and related athlete and coaching resources.

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To learn more about rowing in Area 6, please contact the local area director.

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Special Olympics athletes interested in snowshoeing can compete in both races and relays. Visit the Snowshoeing page to learn more about available events and find coaching and training resources.

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