Getting Ready to Rappel in the Falls!

May 26, 2011 Updated May 26, 2011 at 3:37 PM EDT

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Getting Ready to Rappel in the Falls!

May 26, 2011 Updated May 26, 2011 at 3:37 PM EDT

Niagara Falls, NY (WKBW)

Special Olympics New York and Bull Shirts (http://www.bull-shirts.com) are celebrated the kickoff of Over the Edge 2011 this past weekend with a fundraiser. More than 120 Western New Yorkers signed up to rappel down the side of the 357-foot tall Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel in Niagara Falls for Over the Edge. All proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit the athletes of Special Olympics New York. This must see event happens July 29th!

Special Olympics New York provides year-round sports training and competition in 22 Olympic-style sports to children and adults with intellectual disabilities at no cost to the athletes, their families or caregivers. More than 51,000 athletes train and compete with Special Olympics New York, the largest Special Olympics program in North America.