Team BC athletes will trade in summer gear for winter gear at upcoming Winter Games. Photo: Team BC Flickr

Team BC athletes will trade in summer gear for winter gear at upcoming Winter Games. Photo: Team BC Flickr

The 2019 Canada Games start Feb. 15

The 2019 Canada Games are fast approaching. Team BC has released the various athletes that will represent Team BC at the games in Red Deer. The types of games range from archery to alpine skiing, with some local athletes from Kelowna and Lake Country joining Team BC.

Team BC finished in third place at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George. With 21 gold, 34 silver, and 33 bronze medals, Team BC was right beding Ontario and Quebec.

“I can’t tell you how proud I am to lead a group of dedicated athletes, coaches and sport staff to the 2019 Canada Winter Games. We have done all we can to prepare our team. Now it’s their turn to put all that practice into competition. I’m excited to watch our team perform at the Games,” said Team BC’s Chef de Mission Jennifer Scott.

Athletes from Kelowna:

Jacob Rubuliak in speed skating, Brooklyn Keller in ringette, Jordyn Yendley in gymnastics, Emily Sales in figure skating, Kiara Stecko in hockey, Jamie Gardner in gymnastics (manager), Ian Williams in cross country skiing, and Joey McEwan in hockey (manager).

Athletes from Lake Country:

Chanreet Kaur Bassi in hockey, Daniel Loban in snowboarding, and Sydney Neustaeter in hockey.

A full list of athletes can be found here.

The 2019 Canada Games kick off Feb. 15.

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