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Canada’s North American Challenge Team Announced

Ottawa, Ontario | August 10th, 2016

 


Bowls Canada Boulingrin is pleased to announce Team Canada for the North American Challenge.

 

 

Representing Canada will be:

TEAM FOLKINS

Men

TEAM JARVIS
Men

Pat Bird (Calgary, AB)

Lucas Caldwell (Peterborough, ON)

Darryl Fitzgerald (Kitchener, ON)

Adam McKerihen (Toronto, ON)

Owen Kirby (Kitchener, ON)

Steve McKerihen (Toronto, ON)

Rob Law (Winnipeg, MB)

Kody Olthof (Delhi, ON)

Chris Stadnyk (Niagara Falls, ON)

Steven Santana (North Vancouver, BC)

Women

Women

Shirley Fitzpatrick- Wong (Winnipeg, MB)

Joanna Cooper (Calgary, AB)

Jordan Kos (Regina, SK)

Nicole LeBlanc (Uxbridge, ON)

Jaymee Sidel (Victoria, BC)

Sue Roth (Woodstock, ON)

Baylee van Steijn (Gores Landing, ON)

Jenny Siu (Burnaby, BC)

Pricilla Westlake (Delta, BC)

Stirling Wood (Midland, ON)


The Canadians will be supported by Jean Roney, Vince Mai, George Boxwell and Don Caswell.

 

The 2016 North American Challenge (NAC) is a bowls challenge match between Canada and the United States of America (U.S.A). The 2016 NAC will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia at the Pacific Indoor Bowls Club (PIBC) from September 29th – October 1st. 

 

The teams are named after Dick Folkins, a legendary American bowler and Graham Jarvis, a long time international contender for Canada. The disciplines included in this event are: singles, pairs, triples and fours. 

"We are excited with the blend of experienced and youth athletes selected for the North American Challenge. It bodes well for the future of the National team program. Our goal is to achieve podium success while also providing international experience for the up and coming future national program athletes," stated Macky Singh, BCB Performance Director.

For more information on the North American Challenge please visit: http://www.bowlscanada.com/en/hp/nac.html.

For more information, please contact:
Katie Gardner, 
Communications and Promotions Manager,
Bowls Canada Boulingrin
kgardner@bowlscanada.com 

 

About Bowls Canada Boulingrin
Bowls Canada Boulingrin (BCB) is the governing body responsible for lawn bowls in Canada.  The BCB mission is to advance the sport of bowls in Canada.  For more details on Bowls Canada Boulingrin and the sport of lawn bowls, visit www.bowlscanada.com.