Special Olympics Montana Athletes at the 2015 World Games
The six athletes and one Unified Partner named to the Special Olympics Team USA compete in different sports. Bocce, gymnastics, and cycling are among those sports performed by athletes from all across Montana.
Some hometowns being represented at the Los Angeles competition are Anaconda, Dylan and Sunburst. Currently, more than 4.4 million Special Olympics athletes train and compete year-round in 170 nations across the globe.
Jessica Massey, one of the Montana athletes says: "I am looking forward to meeting people from different cultures and making new friends, but most importantly doing my best in the sport I'm participating in."
The 2015 World Games started Saturday, July 25 and they'll wrap up this Saturday, August 2. You can watch a live stream of the games at ESPN.com