Pictured above is the opening ceremonies of the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games held in Vancouver last week. As part of Team Ontario’s five pin bowling team, Red Lakers Brittany O’Donnell and Zacc Parthenay made the Red Lake area proud. Brittany wound up with a silver medal in the women’s division and Zacc bowled 38 over his average.
Team Ontario is comprised of over 350 athletes competing in five pin bowling, 10 pin bowling, athletics, basketball, bocce, golf, powerlifting, rhythmic gymnastics, soccer, softball and swimming.
Stay tuned for an interview with the athletes as well as full results in our July 23 issue.