Harlem Globetrotter wows wheelchair basketball athletes

Harlem Globetrotter wows wheelchair basketball athletes

By Simone Blais and Kristi Patton

“The No. 1 language everyone speaks is smiles.” It is what the Harlem Globetrotters Julian “Zeus” McClurkin said after large grins and laughter broke the ice with athletes during a surprise visit during a practice on the opening day of the BC Winter Games.

Thursday, February 25, 2016/Author: BC Winter Games/Number of views (3691)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Competition in 17 Sports to get underway in Penticton

Competition in 17 Sports to get underway in Penticton

The time is now for 1738 participants as the BC Winter Games get underway in Penticton.
Saturday, February 20, 2016/Author: BC Games Society/Number of views (4468)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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BC Winter Games blazed a trail to the Olympics and Paralympics

BC Winter Games blazed a trail to the Olympics and Paralympics

Kristi Richards’ path to the Olympics was paved by competing in the BC Winter Games.  “It was that little spark of what’s to come,” said Richards, who will the keynote speaker at the BC Winter Games Opening Ceremony in Penticton, Feb. 25.
Friday, February 12, 2016/Author: BC Games Society/Number of views (4059)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Over 1700 Participants ready for the 2016 BC Winter Games

Over 1700 Participants ready for the 2016 BC Winter Games

The Penticton 2016 BC Winter Games kick off in one month and 1738 of BC’s best emerging high performance talents have registered and are ready to be part of this celebration of sport and community.
Monday, January 25, 2016/Author: BC Games Society/Number of views (5642)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Memories over medals for BC Games wheelchair basketball athlete

Memories over medals for BC Games wheelchair basketball athlete

by Mark Brett, Penticton Western News

Memories have been the prized take-away items for Riley Martin at the BC Winter Games and the 2015 Canada Winter Games. 
Thursday, January 21, 2016/Author: BC Games Society/Number of views (3681)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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