ViaSport is partnering with the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games Organizing Committee to provide live-streamed event coverage for the 2014 Summer Games, broadcast live from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver from July 8-12.
ViaSport Productions will live-stream 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.
The Comox Valley is sending eight athletes and one coach to the Games. Joining coach Nikki Apps (aquatics) are athletes Trevor Carter (5-pin bowling), Kerri Denninger (aquatics), Jake Hooper (athletics), Mason Keddy (athletics), Robert Burns (athletics), Katie Flint (rhythmic gymnastics), Brad Hogan (softball) and Chris Roberge (softball).
When to watch: Event streaming is available from Wednesday, July 9 through to Saturday, July 12.
Where to watch and live-stream schedule: http://www.viasport.ca/live-stream-special-olympics-canada.
For the first time in 20 years, the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games are being held back in British Columbia. Expected to be the largest to date held in Canada, the Games will see approximately 2,000 coaches, officials and athletes across 11 sports, managed by more than 1,000 volunteers.
Tune in to www.ViaSport.ca this weekend to watch athletes aged 13-73 from across Canada compete for a chance at the podium.
Learn more about the 2014 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games at www.vancouver2014.com.