During our winter season, Morris, Sussex and Warren Counties offer four 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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Alpine Skiing

Special Olympics athletes that want to train and compete in alpine skiing have several different options available. Visit our Alpine Skiing page to learn more about available events and general guidelines and find resources available to athletes and coaches.

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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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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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Speed Skating

Speed skaters compete in events of different lengths. Learn more about available events, guidelines and resources for coaching and training on the Speed Skating page.

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