Twelve members of the Paradise Valley community — including a former mayor, police officers, and a school teacher — will be scaling down the side of a 27-story office building in support of Arizona’s 16,000 Special Olympics athletes.
The Over the Edge event for Special Olympics Arizona literally takes fundraising for athletes to new heights.
The annual benefit, scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 9, brings together more than 200 brave individuals who rappel 27 stories at CityScape Phoenix. This year there’s an additional sixth rope, making it the largest Over the Edge event in the country, according to a press release.
Thursday's challenge took our News With a Twist host LBJ to exciting new heights! Casey Hinton of the Louisiana Special Olympics spelled it all out, "You get to repel down, super exhilarating, it`s a lot of fun. And it all goes to help special needs athletes across Louisiana.'
Thrill-seekers donating $1,000 or more to Special Olympics Louisiana had the opportunity Friday to rappel 25 stories down the side of a New Orleans building.
Lesa France Kennedy called Thursday’s “Over the Edge At ONE DAYTONA” the most unique event to be held at International Motorsports Center. Minutes later the NASCAR Vice Chairman and International Speedway Corporation CEO experienced that uniqueness firsthand.