Local Athlete to Compete in the Special Olympics World Winter Games

I'd like you to meet Daina Shilts from Neillsville. She's preparing for the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in South Korea.

She's competing in Snowboarding. The games start on January 29th and go through February 5th. She stopped by Sunrise 7 Thursday monring.

Shilts is one of three athletes from Wisconsin on Team USA. Jason Suino of Hayward and Alex Guild of De Pere are also going to South Korea.

For more information on Daina's trip and the impact Special Olympics have, watch the video above.

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