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U.S. Special Olympics team to train in Lake Placid

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LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - The U.S. Special Olympics team is making the trek up to Lake Placid to train for the upcoming world winter games.

The 210 member team arrived at Albany International Airport Sunday afternoon. They're on their way to train at the sports facility used for the 1980 Winter Olympics. According to the organization, the team includes 151 athletes, 44 coaches, and other staff from across the U.S.

Starting Monday, the team will begin training for events like cross country skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing.

The Special Olympic games will be held in South Korea and start January 29 and end Feb. 5.

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