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CANADIAN LUGE ATHLETES HOLD MEDIA AVAILABILITY TO KICK OFF WORLD CUP AT WHISTLER SLIDING CENTRE ON MONDAY

Canadas luge athletes will kick off their first-ever World Cup at the
Whistler Sliding Centre by holding a media availability on Monday, February 16, 2009.

The media availability will be held at the mens start (top of the track) at 11 a.m. on Monday.

The Canadian Luge Association will field a team of eight athletes that will compete in the first World Cup luge event on the 2010 Olympic venue.

Who: Canadian Luge Team
Ian Cockerline Chris Moffat Alex Gough
Jeff Christie Mike Moffat Meaghan Simister
Sam Edney Regan Lauscher

When: Monday, February 16, 2009
11 a.m.

Where: Mens Luge Start (Top of Track)
Whistler Sliding Centre

Event Schedule:

Tuesday/Wednesday Training
Canadian Training Times Announced at Media Event

Thursday, February 19
Nations Cup Women  5:30 p.m.
Nations Cup Men  7 p.m.

Friday, February 20
Womens Race  1 p.m.
Mens Doubles Race  4:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 21
Mens Singles Race  5 p.m.


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