Special Olympians in Kamloops

Surrey sends 47 competitors to Special Olympic BC Winter Games

Roughly 600 athletes, including 47 from Surrey, will be competing at the 2015 Special Olympics BC Winter Games this weekend in Kamloops and Sun Peaks.

The athletes will be competing in alpine skiing, cross country skiing, curling, figure skating, floor hockey, snow shoeing and speed skating, striving to qualify for the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games next year in Cornerbrook, Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Surrey contingent includes six figure skaters, 29 floor hockey players, eight curlers, a cross country skier and three alpine skiers.

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