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Must Read: Top Stories From Austria

How a Special Olympics athlete from Texas found figure skating

Tara Lipinski and a Pennsylvania fire department inspired figure skater Ian Rawn to reach for gold at the Special Olympics Winter World Games in Austria (March 18-24).

Illustration by Brian Stauffer

Figure skater Sharita Taylor set to compete in Austria

Although only one of the Taylor sisters will represent the U.S. at the Special Olympics World Winter Games, Shaye Taylor will be in the stands cheering on her twin, Sharita, as loudly as she can.

Courtesy of Sharita Taylor

'He wears his heart on both sleeves, and on top of his hat.'

Like most athletes, British alpine skier James Millard is in Austria to win. In fact, he has trained for more than five years to do just that. But the inspiration goes beyond taking home a medal.

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Special Olympics World Games

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    Watch the stories unfold at the Special Olympics Winter World Games in Austria beginning March 18 on ABC and ESPN2.

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