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22 Feb 2020

Lifelong friends are being made at Karate competitions at the Winter Games

Lifelong friends are being made at Karate competitions at the Winter Games

Karate made its Olympic debut at Tokyo in 2020 but has been part of the BC Games since 1978. The sport provides young athletes with coordination, stamina and agility. Over 130 participants have made the trip to Fort St. John to compete in one of the five styles; Shito, Goju, Shoto, Wado and Chito.

 

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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.

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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.
 

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7 Feb 2020

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.

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7 Feb 2020

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.

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3 Feb 2020

Communities invited to host future BC Games

Communities invited to host future BC Games

The BC Games Society has launched the bid process to select communities to host the BC Summer or BC Winter Games in 2024 and 2026.    

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