Neillsville snowboarder wins gold at Special Olympics

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NEILLSVILLE, Wis. (AP) - Neillsville snowboarder Daina Shilts has captured a gold medal for Team USA in her first event at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria.

Special Olympics Wisconsin says Shilts won the Advanced Women's Super G competition Saturday and had the fastest race time of any snowboarder, male or female.

WAOW-TV (http://bit.ly/2nNKec3 ) says Shilts will compete again in the slalom on Thursday.

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Information from: WAOW-TV, http://www.waow.com

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