Conn. (WTNH) — Some brave Special Olympics Connecticut Athletes are going over the edge!

Participants are getting ready to rappel more than 30 floors down Mohegan’s Sky Tower to support Special Olympics athletes as a part of Over the Edge fundraiser. The event will take place on Friday, Sept. 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

President and CEO of Special Olympics Connecticut Mike Mason shared information about Over the Edge, who will be participating in the event, and how the donations help Special Olympics athletes.

Find out more about the event here.

See the full interview with Mason in the video above.