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CANADIAN LUGE ASSOCIATION TO KICK OFF INTERNATIONAL TRAINING WEEK IN WHISTLER BY NAMING WORLD CUP TEAM

Media luncheon set for Whistler Sliding Centre November 10 at 11:30 a.m.The Canadian Luge Association are pleased to invite news and sports reporters to a media luncheon, November 10, 2008, to officially introduce Canadian athletes that will compete on the 2008-09 World Cup circuit.

Canada's high-performance luge athletes are sliding into the Whistler Sliding Centre, November 10-16, to participate in international training week for the world's best lugers. The venue will be closed to public during this training week period.

The media conference will commence at 11:30 a.m., at men's luge start of the Whistler Sliding Centre. Access to the event area must be facilitated by the venue transportation system.

WHO: Canadian Luge Team

WHERE: Men's Luge Start - Whistler Sliding Centre
Whistler, B.C.
(Track Officials will drive media from Track Lodge visitor parking lot to event area and return)

WHEN: Monday, November 10, 2008
11:30 a.m. PST - Media Conference and Athlete Availability
Canadian Team Training on Monday is set for 3:15-6:15 p.m.)

MEDIA: International training will be taking place during the event.
Athlete phone interviews can be arranged by calling Chris Dornan at
281-703-4394.

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