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Special Olympics

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Olympics Fundraiser

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Olympics Fundraiser
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12463/6995732?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Tue, 11 Jul 2017 21:51:23 +0000 Special Olympics Olympics Fundraiser http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12463/6995732?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WCIA >>h make a big difference for athletes across central illinois and beyond. >>matt: brian had a chance to go to - - >>ryan: can you believe they rode a marathon? they partnered with a gym. it was a chance for them to make a difference in their community. it may be early on a saturday morning, but 20-year-old bradley todd is ready to throw. as a special olympian, he knows each rep is putting him closer to his team's goal. >> it's a good thing to see people here supporting me and other athletes thatthrow with w. >> there's an amazing fun event where teams take turns going on a rowing machine. each team takes $50 in donations or $50 out of their pocket to participate. >>ryan: these events raise $40,000 for special olympics in with more locations, those numbers are expected to grow. something that means an awful lot for athletes. >> it's special because it's meaningful for the community to support them. >> bradley's aunt and uncle own mattoon's crossfit where this is taking place. they have seen the impact the special olympics have had on him and wanted to host this the games each year. i think he's made a statement every year. it's helped them develop as a person. let alone as an athlete. we love to see him grow. >>ryan: rowing to help athletes with special needs to achieve their goals. >> it's amazing for these individuals to come out and do the rowing for our special olympics athletes. >>ryan: rowing 26.2 miles to make a difference all over illinois. they love having so many people to participate in the special olympics also taking part in the fundraiser. they say that means an





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