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BC/YT Special O Athletes Add to the Medal Count for TEAM CANADA

Tue, 5 Feb 2013

The 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games took place in PyeongChang, South Korea from January 29th to February 5th, 2013.  Skate Canada BC/YT Section is very proud to have had 4 athletes named to the figure skating team.  Not only did they represent Canada proudly, all four skaters were on the podium capturing 5 medals for Canada!  

Darlene Jakubowski from Fort St. John won the Gold medal in Women's Singles Level 6 and the Silver Medal in Ice Dance Level 4.  Marc Theriault from Delta won Gold in Men's Singles Level 6. Alexander Pang from Vancouver took home the Silver medal in Men's Singles Level 2 and Michael Sumner from Whitehorse took Silver in Mens Singles Level 1.  Landis Warner from Vancouver accompanied Team Canada as Associate Coach.

Very specials honours for Darlene and Marc who will be skating in the Closing Ceremonies alongside Olympic medalists Yu-Na Kim and Michelle Kwan!

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL ATHLETES WHO COMPETED IN THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD WINTER GAMES!

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