A Burns Lake local has made her way into the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
Emily Dickson will be participating in the Biathlon with an eight person team.
Dickson is scheduled for the 15-kilometre individual race set for early Monday morning (also a 1am Pacific Time start) as well as the 7.5 kilometre sprint slated for next Friday (February 11th).
Provided Dickson makes the top 60, she will then head for the pursuit on Wednesday and is also scheduled to compete at the 4×6 relay on Tuesday, February 15th.
Vista Radio has reached out to Dickson but has not heard back.
Additionally, a Smithers local will be heading to the Paralympics in March.
Adam Kingsmill will be a goalie for Team Canada’s Ice Hockey team.
The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics will run from February 4 until February 20 and the Paralympics will run from March 4 until March 13.