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The Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria was the 14-25 March 2017. Sports competitions took place in Schladming and Graz, Austria.

One team of 9 cheerleaders attended the Winter Games in Graz. The Special Olympics cheerleaders had an opportunity to cheer and perform with a local Austrian cheer team, The Graz Giants Cheerleaders.

During the week of the Games, SO Cheer and the Giants Cheerleaders performed at the Opening Ceremony viewing in Graz's Town Square, they cheered and performed during half-time at Floor Ball, Floor Hockey, Speed Skating, and the Motor Activity Training Program (MATP), and a final performance at the Closing Ceremonies.

The Unified Cheer Team represented two Special Olympics cheer teams in Arizona and Maryland.

Please visit our 2017 Austria Photo Gallery from the Winter Games.