Olympic Luge Athletes Return to Vancouver to Launch Recruitment Initiative on Canadas West Coast
A group of British Columbia youth from the Sea-to-Sky Corridor will join the Olympians for a media conference to challenge more young kids to get involved in luge by participating in summer and winter camps.
The unique announcement, which will include athletes and youth doing starts on a roller luge sleds, will take place on the Promenade of the Vancouver Public Library.
After introducing kids to the sport by coaching them on how to do proper starts, athletes will be sticking around to share the Olympic spirit while meeting media and public to launch their recruitment drive.
WHO: Canadas Olympic Luge Team (Alex Gough, Jeff Christie, Sam Edney)
British Columbia Youth
Walt Corey High-Performance Director, Canadian Luge Association
WHERE: Promenade Vancouver Public Library
350 West Georgia Street
WHEN: Wednesday, June 9, 2010