Langley's Matthew Williams will represent B.C. at the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games.

Langley's Matthew Williams will represent B.C. at the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games.

Williams off to Winter Games

Langley's Matthew Williams competing in speed skating at Canadian Games

Langley’s Matthew Williams is going for gold in speed skating as part of the Special Olympics BC squad.

Williams is one of 126 athletes for Team BC which will represent the province at the 2016 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games.

The Games are being held in Newfoundland and Labrador from March 1 to 5.

Williams is no stranger to Special Olympics, most recently attending the 2015  Special Olympic World Summer Games last year in Los Angeles as part of the Canadian basketball team. The team placed fourth.

He has also served as a Special Olympics Global Messenger.

Also attending the Games next week are Langley’s Sheila Snell and Dwayne Wright. The pair are serving as coaches for the curling team.