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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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19 Feb 2020

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. 

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6 Feb 2020

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.

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