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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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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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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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