It didn’t take long for the nine-person Comox Valley contingent to make their presence known at the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games.
Kerri Denninger won bronze in the 50m backstroke Div. F7 on July 9. The Games are running July 8 to 12 in Vancouver at the University of British Columbia.
Along with Denninger, the Comox Valley has coach Nikki Apps (aquatics) and athletes Trevor Carter (5-pin bowling), Jake Hooper (athletics), Mason Keddy (athletics), Robert Burns (athletics), Katie Flint (rhythmic gymnastics), Brad Hogan (softball) and Chris Roberge (softball) at the Games.
Results, event times and more info on the Games is available at www.vancouver2014.com.
Fans can also follow the action at http://www.viasport.ca/live-stream-special-olympics-canada.
ViaSport Productions is live-streaming competition from six different sports including powerlifting, softball, athletics, basketball, soccer and rhythmic gymnastics, bringing the 2014 Games into the homes of families, friends and fans across the province and country.
FUN & GAMES This is the first time in 20 years that the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games are being held in British Columbia … expected to be the largest to date held in Canada, the Games has approximately 2,000 coaches, officials and athletes across 11 sports, managed by more than 1,000 volunteers …