22 Feb 2020

Windy weather didn't stop the fun at Alpine Skiing

Windy weather didn't stop the fun at Alpine Skiing

The winds were blowing at Bear Mountain Ski Hill, just outside of Dawson Creek, as the BC Winter Games alpine skiing kicked off. Sunny skies and good snow condition more than made up for the gusting winds. None of the athletes seemed too bothered by the gales, including 12-year-old Ewan Hawes from Prince George, B.C.

0 Comments

21 Feb 2020

Para Nordic Skier competes in first race at Winter Games

Para Nordic Skier competes in first race at Winter Games

On Friday, February 21, Kaden Baum, the only Para Nordic skier at the 2020 Fort St John BC Winter Games, raced a 2.5km loop at Beatton Provincial Park in his sit-ski.

0 Comments

21 Feb 2020

5,000 meals and one bag of garbage – innovative waste management happening at BC Winter Games!

5,000 meals and one bag of garbage – innovative waste management happening at BC Winter Games!

The Northern Environmental Action Committee (NEAT) is working hard to keep the environmental impacts of the BC Winter Games as low as possible. Since Wednesday, approximately 5,000 meals have been served to athletes, coaches and officials and it has created only one bag of garbage. 

0 Comments

21 Feb 2020

1984 Athlete Returns at Alpine Skiing Chair

1984 Athlete Returns at Alpine Skiing Chair

As special guests arrived at the provincial reception last night, we caught up with past BC Winter Games medal winner, Bryan Harman. Harman won bronze in the 1m and silver in the 3m springboard diving events at the 1984 Winter Games, hosted right here in Fort St. John.

0 Comments

20 Feb 2020

Fort St. John Welcomes BC Winter Games Participants

Fort St. John Welcomes BC Winter Games Participants

More than 1,000 of the province’s best young athletes have arrived in Fort St. John for the opening of the 2020 BC Winter Games, and the chance to compete in 15 sports.
 

0 Comments

20 Feb 2020

Olympian Alysia Rissling inspires BC Games athletes in Fort St. John

Olympian Alysia Rissling inspires BC Games athletes in Fort St. John

On February 19, Olympian Alysia Rissling presented to a group of BC Games Athlete at the Pomeroy Sport Centre in Fort St. John. She started her presentation off by explaining her favourite phrase of ‘challenge accepted’ and how it led her to bob sledding.

0 Comments
RSS
12345678910111213

Theme picker