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  Sunday, Jan 21, 2018 


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Wheel Great

Team Neighbour wins gold at wheelchair championship

By Rebecca Conn-Price, Curl BC


Team Neighbour sweeps to gold at the Championships.

he Richmond rink of Darryl Neighbour has won gold at the 2018 BC Wheelchair Curling Championship.

Neighbour, who won a gold medal alongside Jim Armstrong at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympics, was joined by Gary Cormack at second. Cormack, from Surrey, was a 2011, 2013, and 2015 BC champion and 2010 national champion. Third Bob MacDonald and lead Janice Ing – who both hail from Vancouver – were on last year’s BC championship team.

The team triumphed over Team Duddy from Quesnel and Team Sticks ‘n’ Stones from Langley at the event at Langley Curling Centre from Jan. 12-14.

Team Neighbour will now represent BC at the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Leduc, Alberta, from Mar. 26-31, 2018.

The winning team’s roster is:

Team Neighbour (Richmond Curling Centre)

• Skip: Darryl Neighbour (Richmond)
• Third: Bob MacDonald (Vancouver)
• Second: Gary Cormack (Surrey)
• Lead: Janice Ing (Vancouver)
• Coach: Cody Tanaka (Richmond)

Visit here to see the results of all the draws.  


About Curl BC
Curl BC is the provincial sport governing body responsible for the development, promotion and organization of curling in British Columbia. Curl BC is also responsible for the championship system that declares provincial representation at National events. In cooperation with its Members, Curl BC provides services to both competitive and recreational curlers, including a variety of adaptive groups. For more information, visit here.