Special Olympics British Columbia British Columbia

Filed as Team Canada 2015

Team Canada basketball player Jeff Leung of Vancouver beams during the bronze-medal game.

Awesome B.C. athletes deliver outstanding achievements with Special Olympics Team Canada

5 August 2015

Special Olympics Team Canada returned home from the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games on August 3 laden with hardware, having earned 144 medals and achieved many goals and personal-best performances.

SOBC – Langley swimmer Josh Low earns first Team Canada gold at the 2015 World Games

Stunning start at World Games for B.C. athletes on Team Canada

29 July 2015

Special Olympics BC athletes are shining at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles, showing great displays of sportsmanship, winning medals, and making history on the first days of competition.

SO Team Canada bowler Annabelle Davis and her training coach Nel Kurta of SOBC - Vancouver with the LA 2015 Circle of Inclusion.

SO Team Canada training camps bring together powerful, positive athletes & coaches

31 May 2015

After the Special Olympics Team Canada 10-pin bowling training camp, SOBC – Penticton bowler Jake Huff came home with a great feeling about the group of people with whom he’ll be competing in the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games.

“I believe the bowlers for Team Canada are a very positive team. I think the 10-pin people are a very powerful group. … I couldn’t be more happy to be with them,” Huff said.

Special Olympics Team Canada soccer athletes pictured before playing at halftime at the Vancouver Whitecaps FC season opener.

SO Team Canada update: new members, training camps, and star appearances

17 March 2015

Congratulations to Adam Advocaat of Special Olympics BC – Coquitlam, who has joined the Special Olympics Team Canada 2015 soccer squad! Advocaat was recently added to the team and he is thrilled about the opportunity to compete in his first World Games.

SO Team Canada soccer players at training camp
SO Team Canada soccer players Glen, Tony, Amanda, and Justin of SOBC - Mission at training camp. Photo by Allison Fallis.

SOBC members of Team Canada 2015 gearing up for greatness

24 November 2014

Excitement, pride, and dedication are in the air with the Special Olympics Team Canada 2015 athletes from B.C., who recently took part in their first team training camps to help power up their journey to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles.

SOBC - Penticton bocce and 10-pin bowling athletes bound for Team Canada, with bocce coach Dona Cade (front right)

SOBC coaches set to help Team Canada athletes shine

3 October 2014

“It’s hard to believe it’s actually happening,” delighted bocce coach Dona Cade says of making Special Olympics Team Canada for the Special Olympics World Summer Games Los Angeles 2015.

Special Olympics Team Canada 2015 logo
The Special Olympics Team Canada 2015 logo, as it was unveiled at the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games.

Congrats Special Olympics Team Canada 2015!

16 September 2014

Special Olympics Canada has announced the roster of Team Canada for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles, and we're thrilled to congratulate all the members, including the 57 athletes and 18 coaches and mission staff from B.C.!