Richards expected to be appointed to Olympic team on Monday

It is expected that an announcement on Summerland Freestyle skier Kristi Richards will take place on Monday regarding her appointment to the Canadian Olympic team.

Kristi Richards of Summerland

It is expected that an announcement on Summerland Freestyle skier Kristi Richards will take place on Monday regarding her appointment to the Canadian Olympic team.

The Canadian Olympic Freestyle team is to be officially announced early Monday. Richards will be taking part in the Olympic Torch Relay carrying the flame in Osoyoos at 7:49 a.m. on Highway 97 traveling along the road from Veterinary Hospital to 108 Avenue that day. A media opportunity will take place with the skier following her spot in the Olympic Torch Relay later that day in Summerland,

The release said following Richards expected announcement to the Canadian Olympic Team she will celebrate with friends, family and teachers at Summerland Middle School. During her visit the school will make a special presentation to Richards on behalf of the Canadian Olympic Team. Richards has a long-standing relationship with Summerland Middle School and even carried the schools mascot, a stuffed bear named L’il Shredder, with her to the 2006 Olympic Games in Torino.

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