A group of eight

Eight Rosslanders get ready for the B.C. Seniors Games.

Jim Sinclair

Rossland News

Mature competitors across the province prove each year that the joy of sporting activity does not have to diminish with advancing years.

The B.C. Seniors games, from September 9-13 are the latest opportunity for seniors to take part in a richly rewarding athletic or otherwise competitive experience.

Listed below are the local residents (and their sports) who will make the trip to Langley next month:

Cyclists

John Lakes and

Steve Langley

Ice Hockey players

Ron Kassian and

Mike Ramsey

Ice curler

Laurie Karn

Swimmer

Barb Roberts

Track & Field

specialist

Jeff Ginalias, and,

Horseshoe player

Les Anderson

“This’ll be my fifth year,” said hockey player Ron Kassian on August 6. “It’s great, really interesting. The first time I went I was amazed at the number of people, especially those over 65 and 70.”

Kassian feels the games are worthwhile to check out, for any age. They may be inspired to be more active.

“It would be good for anyone,” said Kassian, “to go and see just who’s competing.”

 

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