Langley well represented at Winter Games
Altogether, 44 athletes and four coaches from Langley, Fort Langley and Aldergrove are taking part in the B.C. Winter Games, which begin Thursday and run until Sunday in Mission.
Here is a complete breakdown of athletes and coaches from the area, by sport.
Special Olympics Basketball — Christian Burton, Kailyn Potomak, Alexander Singh, Christopher Beugh and Karl Beugh.
Wheelchair Basketball — Joel Aukema, Tanner Jung and Jack Kosterman. Mitch Kosterman will serve as an assistant coach.
Curling — Scottie Kryski and Joshua Derosiers.
Diving — Kurt Breure, Breanna Nichols and Jessie Nowotny.
Figure Skating — Haleigha Bull.
Gymnastics — Maya Crutch, Carl Froese, Brendan Thomlinson, Sophia Walters and Ben Strybos. Jonathan Osers is serving as an assistant coach.
Hockey — Sophia Christopherson, Danika Pasqua and Amy Potomak. Sarah Beattie is serving as an assistant coach.
Judo — Leo Goldberg.
Karate — Mihir Budshah, Kimya Naiafi, Chandan Teja, Swaraj Aravindhan, Jeremy Lohnes, Brian Ma and Mackenzie Penner. Shakiba Fadaie is serving as an assistant coach.
Ringette — Ireland Bellsmith, Shaylyn Campbell, Jessica Douglas, Tracie Fawcett, Kassidy Karras, Hailee McMillan, Hailey Nowotny, Hannah Woodman, Rebecca Young and Kate Dolinski.
Alpine Skiing — Myles Kowalczyk and Grace Scharf.
Speed Skating — Joshua Klassen and William (Seung Min) Park.