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Perfect North Slopes Hosts 37th Special Olympics Winter Games

Posted On January 10, 2018

By Travis Thayer

Perfect North Slopes in Lawrenceburg. Photo courtesy Special Olympics Indiana – Ripley Ohio Dearborn Counties.

(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – More than 250 people from across the Hoosier state hit the slopes at Perfect North this week for the Special Olympics 2018 Winter Games.

On January 7-9, Perfect North Slopes played host to the 37th Special Olympics Winter Games. It was the eighth time Perfect North has hosted the games. Prior events were held at Paoli.

A total of 254 athletes, Unified Partners and coaches participated in the games this year, including 92 from Ripley, Ohio and Dearborn counties – which was the largest delegation at the games.

Several Special Olympians from Ripley, Ohio and Dearborn counties performed well at the Winter Games. A list of results for local Olympians can be seen below.

 

ATHLETE UNIFIED PARTNER RESIDENCE EVENT PLACE
Carson Abdon Versailles Novice Snowboarding Glide 2nd
Intermediate Snowboarding Slalom 1st
Ian Alexander Sunman Advanced Ski Giant Slalom 2nd
Advanced Ski Slalom 2nd
Kevin Beiersdorfer Guilford Snowshoeing 50M Race 1st
Snowshoeing 100 M Race 3rd
Justin Broughton Versailles Snowshoeing 100M Race 1st
Snowshoeing 200M Race 1st
Andrew Bryant Greensburg Advanced Ski Giant Slalom 3rd
Advanced Ski Slalom
Joey Caseltine Lawrenceburg Snowshoeing 100M Race 6th
Snowshoeing 200M Race 5th
Dallas Carpenter Lindsey Stephen Versailles Unified Snowshoeing 100M Race 1st
Unified Snowshoeing 200M Race 1st
Becky Cashman Rising Sun Intermediate Ski Giant Slalom 3rd
Intermediate Ski Slalom 2nd
Linda Cutter Rising Sun Snowshoeing 50M Race 5th
Snowshoeing 100M Race 2nd
Lisa Cutter Rising Sun Snowshoeing 100M Race 2nd
Snowshoeing 50M Race 2nd
Oliva Douglas Versailles Snowshoeing 50M Race 1st
Snowshoeing 100M Race 1st
Kendra Franklin Holton Intermediate Snowboarding Slalom 2nd
Advanced Snowboarding Glide 2nd
JJ Hanlin Osgood Novice Snowboarding Glide 3rd
Intermediate Snowboarding Slalom 2nd
David Hendrickson Versailles Snowshoeing 50M Race 3rd
Snowshoeing 100M Race 3rd
Tyler Hinkle Aurora Snowshoeing 50M Race 2nd
Snowshoeing 100M Race 3rd
Joey Hountz Sunman Intermediate Snowboarding Slalom 3rd
Novice Snowboarding Glide 1st
Bailey Hughes Versailles Snowshoeing 50M Race 2nd
Snowshoeing 100M Race 2nd
Benji Hyatt Osgood Intermediate Ski Giant Slalom 2nd
Intermediate Ski Slalom 2nd
Linkin Jackon Holton Novice Snowboarding Glide 1st
Angelo James Lawrenceburg Snowshoeing 50M Race 1st
Snowshoeing 100M Race 2nd
Kelsey Lewis Aurora Snowshoeing 50M Race 2nd
Snowshoeing 100M Race 4th
Drew Mattingly Holton Snowshoeing 50M Race 1st
Snowshoeing 100M Race 2nd
Braelen McCleary Dylan Thomas Milan Unified Snowshoeing 50M Race 1st
Unified Snowshoeing 100M Race 2nd
Mathew Menchhofer Osgood Snowshoeing 50M Race 4th
Snowshoeing 100M Race 3rd
Christa Mullins Dillsboro Snowshoeing 50M Race 3rd
Snowshoeing 100M Race 2nd
Brent Palmer Batesville Novice Ski Glide 1st
Novice Super Glide 1st
Chris Perdue Brandon Flaum Unfied Advance Snowboarding Giant Slalom 1st
Osgood Lawrenceburg Unifed Intermediate Snowboarding Slalom 2nd
Parker Seaver Dillsboro Snowshoeing 50M Race 3rd
Snowshoeing 100M Race 3rd
Maria Segrist Lawrenceburg Snowshoeing 50M Race 7th
Charles Smith Versailles Novice Snowboarding Glide 2nd
Intermediate Snowboarding Slalom 1st
Richard Smith Batesville Snowshoeing 50M Race 2nd
Snowshoeing 100M Race 2nd
Michael Stamper Batesville Novice Snowboarding Glide 7th
Intermediate Snowboarding Slalom 5th
Ronald Trent Batesville Snowshoeing 50M Race 2nd
Snowshoeing 100M Race 4th
AJ Williams Milan Novice Ski Glide 1st