Hot shots: Day 2 in photos

Day two was a scorcher! Not only in temperature, but in fierce competition. Mountain Biking, Sailing and Beach Volleyball all started and the Canada Games is now in full force! Here’s the day in photos...

Bring on Bison Butte!

Women’s cycling started the day off right by leaping onto the Bison Butte Mountain Bike Course under the beating sun. Photo: Marc Nedelec.

Mountain biking competition

Men’s cycling followed suit in in 32C heat with a humidex coming in at 39C! Scorching. Photo: Marc Nedelec.

Mountain bike medal ceremony

And the first medals of the Games were handed out! Congratulations, Anne-Julie Tremblay! Photo: Sport Canada.

The beach is where it’s at

Women's beach volleyball match

Over at the Sargent Park Beach Volleyball Centre, the always popular Beach Volleyball entered the mix. Identical twins, Kearley and Josie Abbott, won their first match for Team Manitoba. Get your beach volleyball tickets here. 

Sail away in Gimli

Sailing competition

Sailing got underway in the Icelandic beach town of Gimli. Photos: Keith Levit.

Sailing competition
 

Softball and Baseball continued to hit it out of the park

Baseball, Canada Games

The bats are cracking at John Blumberg Softball Complex for Softball and Whittier Park for Baseball. With this kind of weather, you need to be there so get your tickets today.  Photos: Darryl Gershman.

Softball, Canada Games, John Blumberg complex

Three cheers for our volunteers

Volunteers, Canada Games

For keeping those smiles going and helping out one and all in the blistering heat. You’re rocking it. Photo: Damian Frazee (above), Keith Levit (below).

Volunteers, Canada Games

Hoop, there it is!

Aboriginal School of Dance, Canada Games, Hoop Dance, Festival

The Aboriginal School of Dance performed a Hoop Dance at the Festival. Photos: Damian Frazee.

Quebec brought the maison down

Coeur de pirage, Spectacle du Québec, Jeux du Canada, Canada Games

Nothing like a free show and fireworks on a hot summer night. What a Sunday Funday! Photos: Damian Frazee.

The games are here for a good time, not a long time, so you don’t want to miss a minute! Get your tickets before it’s too late.