Sierra Munroe – Torch Lighter
Sierra Munroe from Biathlon will make her way up to light the ceremonial torch to mark the official beginning of the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games. Sierra has been skiing since she could walk. She has just returned from Quebec representing BC at the Biathlon National Championships. Sierra was named an alternate at this years Canada Winter Games for Biathlon and competed last summer in Rowing at BC Summer Games in Prince George. She’s very excited to be racing on home snow and wishes everyone good luck this weekend!
Olivia Lahey – Torch Bearer
Olivia Lahey from Alpine Skiing is 14 years old and lives in Vernon with her family and two dogs. Olivia started skiing at 2yrs old and racing at 6. She with the Vernon Ski Club and her favorite discipline is slalom. In the off-season she plays fastpitch softball, her favourite position is catcher. Her biggest ski accomplishment was winning provincials in slalom last season at Grouse Mountain. Everyone on Olivia’s ski team knows her go-to lunch is mac and cheese with bacon! One of Olivia’s goals for BC Games is to meet a lot of new people and make new friends. Olivia’s would like to say “Thank you to my VSC coaches and teammates for their support and creating a fun team atmosphere”.
Jordyn McRory – Torch Bearer
Jordyn McRory representing Judo from the Kelowna Club. She is a Brown belt and participated in Nationals in 2022. Jordyn is a certified assistant coach for the Little Samurai class.