CANUSA Games kick off in Flint

The CANUSA games began in Flint on Friday. (Photo Credit: Joel Feick)

FLINT, Mich. -The CANUSA games began in Flint on Friday.

Athletes paraded in and the torch was lit, symbolizing the opening of the 60th year of the games.

The games foster a friendship between Hamilton, Ontario and Flint.

Nearly 1,500 athletes are in town this weekend to compete in 16 different activities.

The co-chairman of the CANUSA Games says USA typically wins at basketball and the Canadians do well at hockey, but anything could happen.

The games will continue through the weekend at various locations throughout Genesee County.

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