Going the Virtual Distance
Villanova has hosted Special Olympics Pennsylvania's Fall Fest every year since 1988, but it has never been quite like this. Nearly 400 Villanova students helped to pull off the first all-virtual competition, planning the weekend’s activities, including opening ceremonies, warm-up activities, hype videos, awards and even a virtual dance party.
Taped by parents or coaches, close to 800 athletes competed in seven sports from the comfort of their own homes: bocce, long distance running and walking, powerlifting, roller skating, volleyball, soccer and flag football.
Photos Provided By Special Olympics Pennsylvania and the Villanova Special Olympics Committee
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