Erica Rodriguez, Staff Writer
The first annual SMU Winter Olympics event took place in the Charneski Recreational Center on Thursday March 5 from 5 p.m.-9 p.m.
Prior to the event, competitors had the chance to design t-shirts for their team, or themselves, on Wednesday March 4 from 2-4 p.m. in the Rec Center lobby.
The SMU Olympics was an event put on by the Rec Center and Campus Life PROS. The SMU “Winter Olympics” had a total of 10 events based on the actual Winter Olympic events. The prizes were awarded to the top three in each event, like in the Olympics. According to Rec Manager Dan Parine, this is the first annual Winter Olympics event. The event was open to the entire Saint Martin’s community.
Parine described the event as “an event for the entire campus to enjoy.”