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Langley, Aldergrove well represented at BC Winter Games

Local athletes, coaches, and officials are getting ready to go to the provincial games, hosted by Penticton.

Busloads of Langley and Aldergrove athletes are about to head to Penticton for the BC Winter Games.

There will be a strong local contingent at the Games, scheduled for Feb. 25 to 28.

Following the opening ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 25, at the South Okanagan Events Centre, competition runs Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (Feb. 26 to 28)  in Penticton, Apex, Summerland and West Kelowna.

More than 1,700  participants including 1,225 athletes, 333 coaches and 180 officials will be featured in 17 sports, including three sports for athletes with disabilities.

The Games showcase B.C.’s most promising young athletes, ranging in age from nine to 17.

There are roughly 1,800 community volunteers helping to make the Games happen.

A = Athlete, HC = Head coach, AC = Assistant coach, AS = Adult Supervisor



Lori Bussani (AC)

Emmanuel Bussani (A)


Grayce Vanderwerf (A)

Figure skating

Patti Graham (AS)


Jodhan Brar (A)

Newton Ma (A)

Vladislav Mazur (A)

Robert Truong (A)

Rhythmic gymnastics

Theodora Petrova (A)



Jesse Meister (A)

Dave Sanquist    (HC)


Jordyn Macadams (A)

Special Olympics basketball

Christan Burton (A)

Jacob Fettes (A)

Nicole Grainger (AS)

Christopher Lakusta (A)

Kyle Litfin (A)

Ryerson Shelvey (A)

Bruce Shelvey (HC)

Wheelchair basketball

Joel Aukema (A)

Nadene Jung (AS)

Tanner Jung (A)


Brenin Moore (A)

Wayne Moore (HC)

Karson Van Baar (A)


Ella Davidson (A)

Kelly Dee (HC)

Jaeden Jones (A)

Nikki Kenyon (AS)

Kaya Kenyon (A)

Emma Klaver (A)

Darin Mellor-Laing (A)

Breanna Nichols (A)

Jessie Nowotny (A)

Jayden Poole (A)

Figure skating

Peyton Molberg (A)


Ryder Croome    (A)

Maya Crutch (A)

Noah Ichihara (A)

Trevor Ma (A)

Jonathon Osers (AC)

Emma Schmor (A)

Luke Van Harmelen (A)

Matthew Woznica (A)


Detlin Schuchardt (A)


Mehek Budshah (A)

Shakiba Fadaie (AC)

Fiona Maclean (A)

Nika Najafi (A)

Kamelia Najafi (AC)

Ishaan Narayan (A)

Jaxson Seip (A)

Aneka Teja (A)

Nicolas Tyne (A)

Rhythmic gymnastics

Victoria Kolganov (A)


Chloe Arneson (A)

Sydnie Bressette (A)

Fiona Briner (A)

Kaycia Flaman (A)

Clare Fricke (A)

Kalyn Gustavson (A)

Amelia Raymond (A)

Nick Raymond (A)

Daphne Stams (A)

Cassidy Walker (A)

Amanda Yee (A)

Freestyle skiing

Ethan Phillips (A)

Speed skating

Elle Bush (A)

Seung Min (William) Park (A)

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