Cole Smith & John Girdley
Cole G. Smith from Sahuaro, left, and John Girdley from Mountain View compete in the 100-meter non-motorized wheelchair race. Cole Smith said after the race, “I think there was fire coming out the back of my chair.”
Custin Quiroz of the Thornydale Thunderbirds gives the softball toss his best affort as fellow competetors Roberto Portillo, Alejandro Cardoso and Andrew Prather await their turns.
Erwin Iriqui seemed happy with his effort to throw the ball the farthest while competing in the softball toss.
Special Olympic Athlete Laura Wong lights the Olympic Flame during the opening ceremonies.
Doing his best to jump the farthest, Ruben Valdez competes in the long jump.
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