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.

Thursday, February 20, 2020/Author: BC Winter Games/Number of views (670)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Going above and beyond to welcome athletes!

Going above and beyond to welcome athletes!

For most of the athletes and coaches arriving for the 2020 Fort St. John BC Winter Games, the most convenient way into the northern BC city is by chartered air flights. 

Wednesday, February 19, 2020/Author: BC Winter Games/Number of views (1543)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Making history at the Winter Games in Fort St. John!

Making history at the Winter Games in Fort St. John!

For the first time in BC Winter Games history, Long Track speed skating has been included as an event in the 2020 BC Winter Games.

Friday, February 7, 2020/Author: BC Games Society/Number of views (1514)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Biathlon being built from the ground up for the Fort St. John 2020 BC Winter Games

Biathlon being built from the ground up for the Fort St. John 2020 BC Winter Games

The North Peace Road and Gun Club will host the Biathlon for the Fort St. John 2020 BC Winter Games. The venue has been “built from the ground up”, says Angela Telford, Director of Sports for the 2020 Winter Games.

Friday, February 7, 2020/Author: BC Games Society/Number of views (974)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Bear Mountain Ski Hill is ready to host BC Winter Games alpine competitions!

Bear Mountain Ski Hill is ready to host BC Winter Games alpine competitions!

In the Community of Dawson Creek, preparations for the skiing-alpine competitions started in the summer. A lot of work went into widening the main run and running wiring up the slope. New timing huts and starting gates were constructed. While there was a plan in place to upgrade the snowmaking capability, it was accelerated to accommodate the BC Winter Games.

Thursday, February 6, 2020/Author: BC Winter Games/Number of views (1217)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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