MUSKOKA – Three St. Marys teenagers will be participating in the upcoming Ontario Winter Games, Feb. 27 to Mar. 2.
Sarah Tuer-Sipos, 15, will compete in Snowboarding, Kate Munro, 13, in Team Synchronized Swimming, and Sam Thorup, 15, in volleyball. He will be a member of the Region 3 East team.
Munro has been a member of London Synchro Swimming for the past four years. She is a Grade 8 student at DCVI Elementary.
Tuer-Sipos and Thorup are both DCVI students as well.
Second time as host
It’s the second time in the last four years that Muskoka will host the Ontario Winter Games.
The bid committee was composed of representatives from the communities of Bracebridge, Georgian Bay, Gravenhurst, Huntsville, Lake of Bays, Muskoka Lakes, Wahta Mohawk First Nation and Orillia.
The Ontario Winter Games is the largest multi-sport event in the province with over 3,500 athletes, coaches, managers and major officials participating in more than 25 different sporting events.
Muskoka successfully hosted the games in 2010.