Chilliwack sending 10 to BC Winter Games

Ten Chilliwack athletes from various sports will gun for gold when the BC Winter Games start in Mission later this month.

Chilliwack will be well represented when the BC Winter Games begin in Mission Feb. 20. Ten athletes are making the trip, joined by three coaches and two officials.

The Sardis Flyers Speed Skating Club has three athletes gunning for medals. Coach Robyn Kempers, a former Flyer athlete, will oversee the efforts of Dominique Hawkenson, Riley Clemons and Rebekah Clemons.

Bill Kempers will officiate.

Chilliwack Minor Hockey products Ryann Allenby, Tamina Kehler and Kate Stuart will all skate for the Fraser Valley zone female hockey team.

Cailin Cooke and Everly Royea, part of the junior program at the Chilliwack Curling Club, will throw rocks for the Fraser Valley.

Wheelchair basketball includes athlete Benjamin Hagkull and coach Brad Hagkull.

Brienna Gaspar will join the hoopla as she represents Chilliwack in gymnastics.

Tammy Miller is an assist coach for the Fraser Valley karate team while Paul Sexton will officiate.

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