I look forward to watching the athletes obtain their peak performances, pushing the limits in the six different winter sports that will take place in Sochi starting tomorrow,” the Parksville-Qualicum MLA told the Legislature. “It will all begin as Canada is led into the opening ceremonies, led by B.C. athlete Sonja Gaudet.
“A new sport is taking place. A debut at this game is para-snowboard. This is in large part the efforts of a good friend of mine, Tyler Mosher, from Whistler. Tyler worked tirelessly to break down the barriers and advocate for the inclusion of para-snowboarding. This week he will be making history.
“The other sports included in the games are alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-county skiing, sledge hockey and wheelchair curling.”
Video clip courtesy of Hansard. Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.