Team BC is ready for the 2019 Canada Winter Games and unveiled the official ceremonial uniforms that the delgation of 359 athletes, coaches, managers and mission staff will wear throughout the Games.
Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Lisa Beare, welcomed members of Team BC to the Legislature in Victoria to showcase the uniforms and extend best wishes for a successful Games.
Pictured above is:
Back Row (left to right):
Simon Cass - Wheelchair Basketball Head Coach, Megan Bouveur (Hockey), Kyler Nurmsoo (Mission Staff), Jarret Poitras (Mission Staff)
Front Row (left to right):
Ty Gibson (Hockey), Kaitlyn Aylesworth (Synchro), Minister Lisa Beare, Dakoa Webb (Judo).
The ceremonial uniforms for Team BC include a scarf designed by Indigenous contemporary artist, Jamin Zuroski. The 2019 Winter Games Team BC totem is comprised of three Indigenous West Coast totem figures: the Eagle, Bear and Orca. As well as the scarf, Zuroski’s design is incorporated into a totem puzzle pin for all athletes, coaches and support staff. Other winter gear includes jackets, shirts, toques and mittens.
See the full uniform and pin package designs here.