Nic Skinner (left), 28, of Yelm, and Corbin McGearey, 25, of Olympia
joke around at The Valley Athletic Club in Tumwater on Tuesday, June 10, 2014.
The pair will travel to New Jersey to compete in powerlifting
at next week’s Special Olympics National Games.
Photo credit: Tony Overman, The Olympian
Two South Sound men are scheduled to compete next week in the Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey.
Corbin McGearey and Nic Skinner are part of a team of four from Washington who qualified to be part of the events power lifting competition, according to their coach Alan Rose of Olympia.
And they are the only athletes from Thurston County headed to the event which begins Saturday, he said,” quoting Lisa Pemberton in The Olympian.