The Tennessee Winter Special Olympics 2013 with be held from January 29 through January 30 at Ober Gatlinburg for it’s 28th annual year. Thousands of athletes with disabilities gather at this event to showcase their skills in sporting event competitions. Special Olympic athletes have a real passion for what they do and live up to their highest potentials both on the field and off. Not only are the Special Olympics about competing with one another for medals and prizes, but it is also about having fun, meeting new friends, becoming part of a team and learning new skills along the way. Children and adults are urged to train for the Tennessee Winter Special Olympics which offer three different events to compete in.
Tennessee Winter Special Olympics Sports
Whether you have friends and family that are competing in the Tennessee Winter Special Olympics or are simply visiting the area, this is an amazing event to attend. There is a tram available at the bottom of the mountain that can take guests up to Ober Gatlinburg. Watch competitions in Speed Skating, Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding at different levels from beginner to advanced and see which athletes go home with the gold during the 2013 season.
Those interested in attending the event may opt to take advantage of Gatlingburg cabin rentals. Make the very most out of Gatlinburg TN vacations by relaxing in spacious accommodations that can comfortably fit your entire family. Cabins are located near Ober Gatlinburg, making it the prime place to stay when planning to check out the Special Olympics event during your stay. Cabin rentals can have several bedrooms, a full-size kitchen, living space, private porch, fireplace and much more. Enjoy the winter in Gatlinburg spending quality time with the family.
What to do in Gatlinburg – Attractions
In addition to attending the Winter Special Olympics at Ober Gatlinburg, there are many other attractions that can be enjoyed during your stay such as Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre & Music Hall, or Hollywood Star Cars Museum. When traveling during the winter, check out Winterfest which features millions of Christmas lights in planned displays throughout the town. Because Gatlinburg is located in the Great Smoky Mountains, you may opt to take a drive up the the National Park and view historic sites as well as scenic overlooks for breathtaking views.