viaSport British Columbia and the Vancouver Whistler Games Corporation have entered into a formal agreement to advance and promote the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 and to facilitate collaboration on the development of games legacy opportunities for amateur sport in B.C.
viaSport BC and Vancouver Whistler Games is engaging with B.C. amateur sport sector to identify Games-related opportunities for local sport organizations, as well as assist with event volunteer recruitment, in addition to other initiatives. Creating a legacy for the Games will strengthen the amateur sport sector and deliver economic benefits through sport event hosting for the good of all British Columbians. The collaboration will also mean widely sharing the power of Invictus and showcasing adaptive sports on a world stage, creating opportunities to positively impact people with disabilities and their families in B.C.
Vancouver Whistler Games Corporation Vancouver Whistler Games Corporation is a Canadian not-for-profit organization established for the purpose of hosting the 2025 Invictus Games, an international sporting event for wounded, injured and sick servicemembers and Veterans. The Games uses the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation, and generate a wider understanding and respect of all those who serve their country. It is planned to be the first hybrid games to feature both summer and winter adaptive sports, including alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, skeleton and wheelchair curling. True Patriot Love Foundation, the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia are founding partners of the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025.