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Olympic Luge Athletes Slide Into Airdrie's Canada Day Parade
-Hometown Olympian Eric Pothier leads Torino luge tea

Media Advisory
WHAT:Canada Day festivities will have a special touch in Airdrie, Alta. this summer, with high-performance luge athletes who wore the maple leaf at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games taking part in the annual parade.

Hometown Olympian Eric Pothier, who’s twice represented Canada on the Olympic luge track, will be joined on the Home Hardware float by his luge doubles partner, Grant Albrecht, as well as fellow luge Olympians Ian Cockerline, Regan Lauscher, Meaghan Simister and Alex Gough.

The parade begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 1.

WHO: Canadian Olympic Luge Team
Eric Pothier
Grant Albrecht
Ian Cockerline
Regan Lauscher
Meaghan Simister
Alex Gough
WHEN:Saturday, July 1, at 10 a.m.
Athletes will be available for interviews a half-hour after parade ends
WHERE:Airdrie, Alta.
Athletes will be available for post-parade interviews at:
Desco Enterprises
2, 33 East Lake Way
Airdrie, Alta.
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