Jadyn Johnston, Ethan Amos and Kleanza Cathers. Photo supplied

Marlins boast three Aboriginal swimmers for North American games

Swimmers needed to be ranked in the top four Aboriginal swimmers in B.C.

The Kitimat Marlins are proud to announce that three of their competitive swimmers have been selected to represent Team B.C. at this summer’s North American Aboriginal games in Toronto.

To make the team, the Marlins swimmers needed to be ranked in the top four Aboriginal swimmers in B.C. for their age group.

Kleanza Cathers, who won five individual medals at the 2014 North American games, will be competing in the 15 and over girls’ division (Cathers is Nisga’a from the Killer Whale Clan).

Jadyn Johnston will be competing in the 12 and under boys division.

Johnston is from the Cheslatta Carrier Nation, Bear Clan.

Ethan Amos will be competing in the 15 and over boys division. Amos is Haisla from the Qu’loon (Beaver Clan).

The games will take place from July 16 to 23 and will see First Nation athletes from all over North America competing at the same event.