Nearly 100 athletes from North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia competed in Special Olympics North Carolina Winter Games in skiing and snowboarding at Appalachian Ski Mountain.
Four Orange County athletes earned medals in alpine skiing. Brandon Barbaro earned silver. Gillian A. Fink gold, Laurel M. Seibrasse gold and Peri C. Thomson bronze.
Coaches were Margaret Pendzich and Ron Hagner.