Tuesday, February 11, 2014

North Coast participants Mission Bound for BC Winter Games

Prince Rupert will be well represented with the Northwest Zone squad as they prepare to head off to Mission later this month, ready to take part in the Opening Ceremonies and then the sports events of the BC Winter Games on February 20th.

The three day competition brings together athletes and coaches from across British Columbia, following the path of many before them who bring back more than medals from their journey to top level competition.

This year Prince Rupert is sending 17 coaches, supervisors and athletes to represent the Northwest. A collection which covers off such sports as Archery, Diving, Basketball and Women's Hockey.

Archery is represented by:

Mariano Cruz (Assistant Coach)
Sean Harris
Jillian Toye
Erik Volpert

Special Olympics Basketball will feature five Rupertites and two residents from Haida Gwaii

Jamie Alexander
Michael Dudoward
Joel Larsen
Daniel Pascual
Michael Sambo
Robbie Jongewaard (Masset)
Bob Jongewaard (Masset) (coach)

The Diving Contingent includes:

Jeanette Fawcett-Weir (Supervisor)
Calvin Grav (Head Coach)
Kennedy Weir
Jordan Weir

Representing Prince Rupert with the NorthWest Zone Women's Hockey team are:

Akemi Storey
Brittany Waite

The 27th edition of the BC Winter Games runs from February 20th until February and features participation in 18 sports over the three days of competition.

You can find out more about this years BC Winter Games from the Games website

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