SUBMITTED PHOTO BY LEIGH DEANS                                From left to right, Kelley Geisler, Markus Geisler, Megan Geisler, and Greg Geisler pose for a photo after cheering Markus on to victory at a swimming meet down island.

SUBMITTED PHOTO BY LEIGH DEANS From left to right, Kelley Geisler, Markus Geisler, Megan Geisler, and Greg Geisler pose for a photo after cheering Markus on to victory at a swimming meet down island.

Port Hardy athlete qualifies for Special Olympics Summer Games

Markus Geisler will be representing the North Island July 7-8 in Kamloops

Markus Geisler from Port Hardy has qualified to compete in the Special Olympics Provincial Summer Games, this year hosted by Kamloops July 7-8.

Geisler is the first North Island athlete to ever qualify for these Games.

Markus is a swimmer and will tentatively be competing in two or three events.

Read next week’s Gazette and keep visiting www.northislandgazette.com to read more about Geisler.