Lake Placid is one of three USA cities competing in 7th Annual International Children's Games Innsbruck
|Lake Placid is one of three US cities being represented at|
the International Children's Games
The International Children's Games originated from Slovenian sports instructor Metod Klemenc's idea to create a better world based on friendship. After World War II, Klemenc wanted to help unite the world through its young people from different countries using sports as the equalizer.
|Cleveland, OH and Big Bear Lake,CA are also |
representing the United States at the
International Children's Games
In order to qualify for the International Children's Games each athlete had to be nominated by their coaches as well as receive recommendations from community members. Each athlete submitted an application and wrote an essay about how they would share their Innsbruck Games experience with their community.
View a video of the opening games: The USA teams enter at around 1:53. Enjoy!