Parents, premier cheer on Nunavut curlers at Arctic Winter Games – Nunatsiaq News
Jan 31, 2023
Games a ‘profound’ experience for Nunavut athletes, Akeeagok says
It was a family affair as Team Nunavut entered its second day of competition at the Arctic Winter Games.
Both the female and male curling teams battled on the ice against Team Alberta North early Monday morning at MacDonald Island Park in Wood Buffalo, Alta.
Parents of the athletes gathered in the chilly arena to support their team, who were sporting eye-catching yellow and red flame-print jackets.
Jeff MacDonald was there to watch his daughter Sophia MacDonald. Curling runs in their family — Sophia’s older sister, Kaitlin MacDonald, is also on Team Nunavut and will compete in February at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian national women’s championship.
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