When Sue Rittinger moved back to the Vancouver area in early 2019, she became interested in the 55+ BC Games, which welcomes participants from across British Columbia and features over 30 sports. Each province holds their own games and the winners compete in the Canada 55+ Games.
An avid hockey player for more than 40 years, Rittinger learned her zone didn’t have a team participating. Women's hockey is new to the 55+ Games, having been introduced about two years ago. As the games piqued Rittinger's interest, she came to realize there were many women in a similar position as her, “at an age where they want to have fun and play some good hockey,” she described.
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