• Badminton - Final Showdown

    Badminton - Final Showdown

    Wednesday, 27th February 2019

    The GWH gymnasium was packed to the gills today for the badminton finals of the Individual Event. Competitors faced off for the gold, silver, and bronze medals in the singles, doubles and mixed doubles.

    Starting off, the day of finals began with the Mixed Doubles final, an all-Alberta affair. Austin Bauer and Kyleigh... Read More

  • Five champions crowned on Day 3 of Canada Winter Games

    Five champions crowned on Day 3 of Canada Winter Games

    Wednesday, 27th February 2019

    RED DEER, Alberta – Had he not been such a fast runner, John Kim may have been the first figure skater in Canada Winter Games history to win gold wearing sweat pants.  

    The 12-year-old from Team Ontario, overcame an “oops” moment Wednesday to score 63.11 in his free program and win pre-novice men’s gold with a 103.16... Read More

  • Canada Games Curling Day 4

    Canada Games Curling Day 4

    Wednesday, 27th February 2019

     

    With the success that his dad, Bryan Miki, and grandfather, Fuji Miki, have experienced on the curling ice, it’s no surprise that Joshua Miki has taken up the same game the family has thoroughly enjoyed.

    The 17-year-old third-generation curler from Coquitlam, B.C., would love to taste some of that same... Read More

  • 2019 Canada Winter Games - Judo

    2019 Canada Winter Games - Judo

    Wednesday, 27th February 2019

    Day 2 of competition started off with a number of quick matches.  Lochlan Young of BC threw Geoffrey Woodford of PEI in the first 15 seconds of the match.  In the next match Loc Cassista of NB counters Connor Steele of NS also in the first 15 seconds which resulted in an injury when Connor reached out with his hand.  On the women’s... Read More

  • “On the ice, I feel unstoppable”: Special Olympians stealing hearts in Red Deer

    “On the ice, I feel unstoppable”: Special Olympians stealing hearts in Red Deer

    Wednesday, 27th February 2019

    RED DEER, Alberta – His program finished, Jeff Leung remains seated in the kiss and cry at these Canada Winter Games, a broad smile beaming across his face.

    He isn’t going anywhere for a while.

    Moments earlier, Leung, a Special Olympics athletes from Team B.C., had skated off the ice to a rousing... Read More

  • CANADA WINTER GAMES- WOMEN’S HOCKEY- DAY FOUR

    CANADA WINTER GAMES- WOMEN’S HOCKEY- DAY FOUR

    Wednesday, 27th February 2019

    It was a quiet day for women’s hockey- only two games on the schedule as we prepare for the final several day of competition.

    At the Downtown arena, Prince Edward Island was looking to continue their perfect record of the games, competing against a fellow maritime province, New Brunswick. It was Team N.B. that came... Read More

  • Qualifiers come to a close in Archery

    Qualifiers come to a close in Archery

    Wednesday, 27th February 2019

    It was qualification day 2, and the final day of qualification, for Archers at Westerner Park. With a schedule similar to day one, the Recurve archers started off day 2, with Aaron Cox from team Alberta, and Marie-Eve Gelinas from team Quebec, sitting at the top of the qualification list following day 1.

    With... Read More

  • Squash – CWG2019 Day 4 Recap

    Squash – CWG2019 Day 4 Recap

    Wednesday, 27th February 2019

    It’s moving day at the squash competition as the top teams made their final push towards the Championship Round and the rest of the field competed for places in the 5th/8th and 9th/12th consolation rounds.  

    Girls Team Matches:

    Pool A completed play action today with two rounds of intense squash that... Read More

  • Double Gold for BC and Quebec in Para-Nordic Ski Sprint Action

    Double Gold for BC and Quebec in Para-Nordic Ski Sprint Action

    Wednesday, 27th February 2019

    BC followed up on yesterday’s Para-Nordic men’s sitski medal sweep, with another one today in the sprint competition. Pemberton’s Ethan Hess grabbed a second gold medal,  while his Vancouver teammates, Leo Sammarelli claimed another silver medal and Paul Finkbeiner a second bronze.

    Ethan Hess “ I’m very proud, another... Read More

  • Qualification gets underway for Archery at Westerner Park!

    Qualification gets underway for Archery at Westerner Park!

    Tuesday, 26th February 2019

    The second day in Archery at the Canada Winter Games saw the start of competition for the athletes. Starting at 9:00 am, the men and women Compound archers began their qualification period. There was a total of 22 archers, 11 men and women, shooting the qualifying round in the compound division. The archers were keen to get started,... Read More

  • Curling - Day 3

    Curling - Day 3

    Tuesday, 26th February 2019

    It was bitterly cold when curlers began to enter the Pidherney Centre in Red Deer for Day 3 action Tuesday morning in 2019 Canada Winter Games play. To be exact, it was -44 Celsius if you included the wind chill.

    Make no mistake, the competition is heating up inside the fabulous facility.

    A trio of... Read More

  • When all three snowboard disciplines come together as one

    When all three snowboard disciplines come together as one

    Tuesday, 26th February 2019

    Another cold start for the snowboarders today, as all the riders gathered at the top of Canyon Ridge Ski Resort for their Parallel Giant Slalom event.

    The cold weather didn’t stop the Slope Style and Boardercross athletes from joining the Alpine racers. It’s a very unique opportunity for these athletes to be exposed... Read More

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