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Kenny was astounding.
Two silvers and a bronze this year.
He was on the intermediate run, which is W-A-Y up the mountain, so we couldn't actually watch him, we had to wait until he came back down the hill after his runs. Kate and I went together, Z had baseball practice so he couldn't go. Kate and I had fun in between the skiing, it was a girly weekend. And Special Olympics is...well...special. Truly. There isn't anything like it. I'm working on a slideshow that integrates the photos with the video. We have some great footage of Kenny. But also some great video of a little guy with Downs Syndrome who was just dancing away in between the medal ceremonies. It's such an incredible feeling. And they had some military officers there to give out the medals, and also some of the SeaGals. Anyway, some pictures...


  1. Great Job Kenny!
    Your pictures are so good -- they always make me feel like I am right there! Special Olympics just gives you a warm feeling down deep in your heart; I can't imagine experiencing it in person. Plus, a girly weekend; what could be better. Thanks for sharing these moments with us my friend.

  2. Michelle, what a great weekend. Thanks for the pictures. Kenny looks like he really enjoyed it. Waiting for pictures of the "girls weekend" what a fun time.

  3. I love working on Special Olympics. Even if I don't have an Olympian in my family, my friend's daughter competes. What a blast! Loved your pictures too - though Kenny seems to have stolen my jacket! ;) Congrats, Kenny, on your medals!
    --Patti in NJ

  4. Way to go Kenny!! You are a superstar my friend, there is no way I can even stay on a sled half-way down a hill, let alone on skis. We are proud of you! So glad you had a great girls weekend Shelly, I know that Stacy feels like she misses out sometimes with all the testosterone around here. Take care all of you, and a little early HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Z...for some reason I have an easier time remembering yours than I do my own kids! Guess that's cause it's mine too, so maybe I'm cheating a little there. Have a great great day!!!
    Love the Mouats


    I'm sorry to say that i have more fun falling over, but that's just me. Makes me want to be at the Special Olympics!

    And HAPPY BIRTHDAY Mr.Z! Hopefully you haven't grown another foot, or im gonna be very depressed. Maybe i'll send you some special shoes that make you shorter. ;P

    -Le Canuteskido


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