Cheerleader Tiana DiMassa, 14, of Garden Grove, Calif., leaves the stadium after her pre-show performance at the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games, Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. Some 6,500 athletes from 165 countries the most to converge on Los Angeles since the 1984 Summer Olympics have poured into town this week to hit tennis balls, kick soccer balls, swim laps, ride horses, lift weights, even run a triathlon.
Cheerleader Tiana DiMassa, 14, of Garden Grove, Calif., leaves the stadium after her pre-show performance at the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games, Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. Some 6,500 athletes from 165 countries the most to converge on Los Angeles since the 1984 Summer Olympics have poured into town this week to hit tennis balls, kick soccer balls, swim laps, ride horses, lift weights, even run a triathlon. Jae C. Hong AP
Cheerleader Tiana DiMassa, 14, of Garden Grove, Calif., leaves the stadium after her pre-show performance at the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games, Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. Some 6,500 athletes from 165 countries the most to converge on Los Angeles since the 1984 Summer Olympics have poured into town this week to hit tennis balls, kick soccer balls, swim laps, ride horses, lift weights, even run a triathlon. Jae C. Hong AP

Star-studded opening ceremony for LA’s 2015 Special Olympics

July 25, 2015 09:22 PM