Special Olympics skier Hanna Atkinson is attaining local celebrity status with recent appearances on the Channel 7 News.
“A lot of people come up to me and say, ‘Are you the famous Hanna on TV?’ ” she said.
For the past few weeks, Atkinson has been reporting on other Special Olympics athletes during five-minute segments aired on Saturday mornings.
“It’s awesome,” she said, flashing a big smile. “It’s really cool to get the chance to do that.”