Special Olympics British Columbia British Columbia

Team BC 2016: Stories

Daily recap stories about #SOTeamBC2016:

Final wrap

March 5

March 4

March 3

March 2

All Special Olympics BC articles about Team BC


Post-Games media coverage

Vernon Morning News on cross-country skier Justin Sigal

Terrace Standard on figure skater Laura Dale

My Comox Valley Now celebrating local athletes

Nanaimo News Bulletin features local results

The Valley Voice highlights Team BC


Pre-Games media coverage

Cross-country skier Justin Sigal of Vernon told Shaw TV Okanagan his goal is "do my best and be brave in the attempt"

CKPG News profiled Team BC's northern snow sports athletes and coaches at the competition in Prince George

Alpine skier Michael Langridge shared his story with the Victoria News

Quesnel Lightning curlers were featured by CKPG News and Shaw TV Northern BC

Comox Valley Record turned the spotlight on their local Team BC athletes

The Langara Voice caught up with figure skater Tamika Broere-Shaw

Kelowna Now covered the Team BC members from the Okanagan

Figure skater Laura Dale was featured in the Terrace Standard

The Langley Times featured speed skater Matthew Williams and Langley-based curling coaches

viaSport British Columbia is cheering for Team BC

Honorary General Manager Randy Smallwood recognized for his support of Team BC in Business in Vancouver


Training stories

Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing
November 28-29, 2015 - story

Meet Team BC snowshoeing

Surrey team - September 26, 2015 - story
Powell River and Comox Valley/Port Alberni teams - October 24, 2015 - story
Quesnel team - December 6, 2015 - story

Figure skating
August 2015

Floor hockey
Kootenays team - July 2015 - story
Comox team - September 17-19 - story
Vancouver team - ongoing - story 1 and story 2

Speed skating
October 24-25, 2015 - story




Alpine skier Michael Langridge

Cross-country skier Shelly Poland

Snowshoer Katie Little

Speed skater Nicky Chow

Speed skater Rene Girard


Curling coach Sheila Snell

Curling coach Susan Storry

Snowshoeing coach Tina Giesbrecht


Media releases

Team BC wrap

Team BC backgrounder

Honorary General Manager Randy Smallwood