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Canadian luge athletes hit track at Whistler Sliding Centre for Youth and Junior Canadian Championships

Youth Championships, February 26, Juniors set for March 6

WHISTLER, B.C.—Canada’s next generation of Olympic luge athletes will compete for national youth and junior titles at the Fast Track Canadian Championships at the Whistler Sliding Centre over the next two weeks.

More than 40 athletes from Alberta and British Columbia, between the ages of 7-16, will hit the start house on February 26 at 12 noon.

The nation’s top junior athletes, ages 17-20, will vie for national men’s and women’s crowns on March 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Canada’s high-performance luge athletes will take two trips down the Whistler track in their quest to secure the national title.

WHO: Youth and Junior Canadian Luge Athletes

WHERE: Whistler Sliding Centre
Whistler, B.C.

WHEN: Youth Championships Junior Championships
February 26 March 6
12 noon 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The Canadian Luge Association is a not-for-profit organization governing the sport of luge across the country. With the financial backing of its title sponsor, Fast Track Capital, along with the support from the Government of Canada, Canadian Olympic Committee and Own the Podium, the Canadian Luge Association safely recruits and develops the nation’s current and future high-performance luge athletes with the goal of regularly climbing onto the international podium. For more information on the Canadian Luge Association, please visit us at www.luge.ca on the Internet.

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