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Athletes set to compete at first-ever visa canadian bobsleigh, skeleton and luge championships in calgary

Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton and the Canadian Luge Association will join forces for the first time to host their respective Canadian Championships at CODA's Canada Olympic Park, March 8-11, 2007.

Canada's top sliding athletes are coming off successful World Cup and Europa Cup seasons, and are now back in Calgary ready to compete at their home track

What: 2007 Visa Canadian Bobsleigh, Skeleton and Luge Championships

Where: Canada Olympic Park, Calgary

Competition Schedule:
Thurs. March 8, 2007
· 18:30 - 21:30 Women's Bobsleigh and Four-man Bobsleigh
Sun. March 11, 2007
· 09:00 - 12:00 Luge races
· 13:00 - 16:00 Women's and Men's Skeleton races
· 17:00 - 19:00 Two-man Bobsleigh race


About Bobsleigh CANADA Skeleton:
Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton is the governing body responsible for administrating and developing the sports of Skeleton and Bobsleigh in Canada. The organization recruits, develops and supports Skeleton and Bobsleigh athletes in the pursuit of Olympic and World Championship medals. Visa Canada is a proud supporter of Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton. For more information: www.bobsleigh.ca


About Canadian Luge Association
The Canadian Luge Association is the governing body for Luge racing in Canada. The Canadian Luge Association is responsible for developing our nation's high-performance Luge athletes and promoting the sport across the country. For more information on the Canadian Luge Association, please visit us at www.luge.ca.




Media Contact:
Claire Carver-Dias Chris Dornan
Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton Canadian Luge Association
T 403-605-9367 T: 403-247-5423
E-mail: pqvnf@obofyrvtu.pn E-mail: pqbeana@pbqn.pn