Team Nova Scotia has named 225 of the province’s best young athletes to its roster for the 2015 Canada Winter Games.
“I am honoured to have made the Nova Scotia team,” said Katrena Thomas of Windsor, who was named to the biathlon team last week. “I know that competition will be hard but it’s a once in a lifetime chance so all I can do is perform my best.”
Team Nova Scotia ranges in age from 11 to 23 with athletes from 19 different sports prepared to compete in Prince George, B.C., next week.
“A week from today, we’ll be wearing our provincial uniforms with pride as we kick off the 2015 Canada Winter Games with the event’s opening ceremonies,” said Team Nova Scotia Chef de Mission, Mark Smith. “Team Nova Scotia has been working very hard and I am looking forward to showcasing our strong and impressive group of athletes to the rest of the country.”
Rosters, photos and video vignettes of Team Nova Scotia athletes training are posted at www.teamnovascotia.ca. Nova Scotians are encouraged to view and share pictures and videos to show their support.
Other ways to follow Team Nova Scotia, receive updates, and show support is through social media:
— Twitter: @teamnovascotia, #SuperNova
— Instagram: @teamnovascotia
— Facebook: www.facebook.com/teamns
The Canada Games are held every two years, alternating between summer and winter. The 2015 Winter Games run from Feb. 13 to March 1, and feature more than 2,400 young athletes from every province and territory.