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Local athletes score spots on Team BC

Two Campbell River athletes have been selected to compete on Team BC in this year’s Karate National Championships.

The nationals take place March 16-18 at the Richmond Oval.

Among the seventy British Columbian karate elite competing at the 2012 Karate Canada National Championships, will be Valerie Doyon and Chad Edberg from Campbell River.

Doyon, at 14 years old, is the youngest member to join the prestigious BC Team. A Grade 9 student, Doyon earned her black belt in 2011. She trains at the Campbell River Shito-Ryu under sensei Roy Tippenhauer.

Over 300 of Canada’s top karate athletes will be competing in this three-day event, a     record 70 from British Columbia, the largest contingent ever.

This is the fourth time that Karate BC has hosted this national event, the stepping stone for international competition for many.

For more information on this thrilling three-day event, contact Karate BC at (604) 333-3610 or visit  www.2012karatecanadanationalchampionships.com

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