Stittsville residents attend send-off for our skating Special Olympians

(Photos by Barry Gray)

Wednesday, January 23rd was an exciting day for the Goulbourn Skating Club in Stittsville. It was the date to bid our athletes good luck as they departed for the 2019 Ontario Special Olympics Winter Games being held in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario from January 31 – February 3.

For those attending the event, a large cake wishing the athletes good luck was shared and enjoyed by all.

Athletes and coaches attending the competition in Sault Ste. Marie are from l-r: Cathy Skinner-Coach, Katy Xu, Victoria Ziola, Michael Raytchev, Jack Fan, Maureen Mills-Associate Coach. 

Follow and cheer on our local skaters and all of the dedicated competitors in the various sports at the following link: http://ssm2019games.com/

Michael Raytchev of the Goulbourn Skating Club, along with Coach Cathy Skinner, will go on to represent Special Olympics Ontario and Team Ontario at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta, February 15 – March 3, 2019.


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