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Day one and two of the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John hosted on Feb. 20 to 23, 2020. (BC Games Society photos)

HIGHLIGHTS: Day one and two at the 2020 BC Winter Games

Athletes had sunny – but cold – weather to work with in Fort St. John

Opening ceremonies for the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John on Feb. 21, 2020. (BC Games Society/Flickr)

PHOTOS: 2020 BC Winter Games kick off in Fort St. John

More than 1,000 of B.C.’s best athletes will be competing over the next three days

Three athletes from the Kelowna Springboard Club will be representing the Thompson-Okanagan zone at the 2020 B.C. Winter Games in Fort St. John. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

Okanagan divers ready to take on 2020 B.C. Winter Games

The athletes have been training four days a week

Three athletes from the Kelowna Springboard Club will be representing the Thompson-Okanagan zone at the 2020 B.C. Winter Games in Fort St. John. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
Fort St. John 2020 Winter Games torch lighting and ceremony in December 2019. (BC Games Society photo)
Fort St. John 2020 Winter Games torch lighting and ceremony in December 2019. (BC Games Society photo)
Enderby swimmer dominates at 55+ BC Games

Enderby swimmer dominates at 55+ BC Games

Terry van Meer wins nine medals, including six gold at Cranbrook/Kimberley event

Enderby swimmer dominates at 55+ BC Games
Sixteen athletes were awarded with a Coast Capital Savings Leadership Bursary at the closing ceremony of the 2018 BC Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley. (BC Games Society)

BC Games bursaries handed out to 16 provincial athletes

The 2018 BC Summer Games were also the last with Kelly Mann in charge, as he’ll be stepping down after 19 years

Sixteen athletes were awarded with a Coast Capital Savings Leadership Bursary at the closing ceremony of the 2018 BC Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley. (BC Games Society)
VIDEO: A look back at the 2018 BC Games

VIDEO: A look back at the 2018 BC Games

Video and photo montage of the summer games in the Cowichan Valley, July 19-22

VIDEO: A look back at the 2018 BC Games
BC Games: Day 3 wrap and closing ceremonies

BC Games: Day 3 wrap and closing ceremonies

The torch in the Cowichan Valley has been extinguished as Fort St. John gets ready to host the 2020 BC Winter Games

BC Games: Day 3 wrap and closing ceremonies
Why do they do it? Coaches guide kids to wins, personal bests at the BC Games

Why do they do it? Coaches guide kids to wins, personal bests at the BC Games

Behind the 2,300 B.C. athletes are the 450 coaches who dedicate time to help train, compete

Why do they do it? Coaches guide kids to wins, personal bests at the BC Games
Lower Mainland teams battle for baseball gold at BC Games

Lower Mainland teams battle for baseball gold at BC Games

Vancouver Coastal squeaked out a 3-2 win against Fraser Valley

Lower Mainland teams battle for baseball gold at BC Games
International-level competitor and Team BC alumnus Brent Hoel heads out of the water and toward the bike racks during Saturday morning’s relay featuring current BC Games triathletes, coaches, and alumni at Brentwood College School. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BC Games triathletes take on their coaches in fun race

Alumni, coaches and competitors from all eight zones across the province teamed up and raced

International-level competitor and Team BC alumnus Brent Hoel heads out of the water and toward the bike racks during Saturday morning’s relay featuring current BC Games triathletes, coaches, and alumni at Brentwood College School. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Connor, left, and Holden Berrisford of Summerland prepare for a triathlon race at Mill Bay’s Brentwood College School on Saturday morning at the 2018 BC Summer Games. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

ZONE 2: Okanagan twins bring ultimate competition to the BC Games

Brothers Connor and Holden Berrisford are each other’s main motivators

Connor, left, and Holden Berrisford of Summerland prepare for a triathlon race at Mill Bay’s Brentwood College School on Saturday morning at the 2018 BC Summer Games. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Tsawwassen’s Nate Rosser is playing at the BC Summer Games in memory of his best friend, Kyle Losse. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)

ZONE 5: Nate Rosser dedicates BC Games to late friend who died of a stroke

Tsawwassen teen keeps memories of Kyle Losse, 14, alive at the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games

Tsawwassen’s Nate Rosser is playing at the BC Summer Games in memory of his best friend, Kyle Losse. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)
Volunteers provide the glue that keeps BC Games moving

Volunteers provide the glue that keeps BC Games moving

The 2018 Cowichan Summer Games had more than 2,300 volunteers on hand across Vancouver Island

Volunteers provide the glue that keeps BC Games moving
Lacrosse coaches take part in a ceremonial blessing before a game at the 2018 BC Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley.

All-Indigenous teams break new ground, making BC Games history

This is the first time there have been dedicated Indigenous teams at the BC Summer Games

Lacrosse coaches take part in a ceremonial blessing before a game at the 2018 BC Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley.
BC Games: Day 1 comes to an end

BC Games: Day 1 comes to an end

Medals have already been handed out following one day of competition in the 2018 BC Summer Games

BC Games: Day 1 comes to an end
BC Games ready to begin on Vancouver Island

BC Games ready to begin on Vancouver Island

More than 2,000 athletes will compete in 18 sports from Friday to Sunday

BC Games ready to begin on Vancouver Island
Kelly Mann, president and CEO of the BC Games Society. (Black Press photo)

BC Games marks 40 years in 2018

Cowichan Games a milestone for BC Games Society

Kelly Mann, president and CEO of the BC Games Society. (Black Press photo)
Gymnast Brooklyn Stobbe and bowler Jenny Scholefield bring in the torch to begin the 100-day countdown to the 2018 B.C. Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Gymnast Brooklyn Stobbe and bowler Jenny Scholefield bring in the torch to begin the 100-day countdown to the 2018 B.C. Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)