Western Mass Special Olympics Power Lifting Team

This year, Massachusetts Special Olympics celebrates 50 years of giving children and adults with intellectual disabilities the opportunities to develop physical fitness and participate in competition. This year’s event takes place at Harvard University on June 8-10th. For the first time, western Mass athletes will compete as part of a Special Olympics Power Lifting team. Connecting Point Producer Dave Fraser and intern Hannah Gordon visited the team at Power Clean Fitness in East Longmeadow, to see how they train from the upcoming competition and meet some of the competing athletes.