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CANADIAN LUGERS TO BE NOMINATED TO SOCHI 2014 CANADIAN OLYMPIC TEAM

 CALGARY – On Tuesday December 17, 2013, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and the Canadian Luge Association (CLA) will introduce the Luge athletes being nominated to the Sochi 2014 Canadian Olympic Team in Calgary at Ronald McDonald House.

Athletes will be arriving by horse-drawn sleigh led by a special guest. The team will then serve lunch, and take sleigh rides with guests following the formal press conference. Media are invited for interviews and photo opportunities.

WHO:

Dr. Gene Edworthy, Board Member, Canadian Olympic Committee
Steve Podborski, Sochi 2014 Chef de Mission
Tim Farstad, Executive Director, Canadian Luge Association
Devinder Shory, Member of Parliament, Calgary Northeast
Kristina Groves, Four-time Olympic medallist, Long Track
Speed Skating
Lugers nominated to the Sochi 2014 Canadian Olympic Team

WHEN: Tuesday, December 17, 2013
11:00am MST

WHERE: Ronald McDonald House Southern Alberta
111 West Campus Dr. NW
Calgary, AB

NOTE: Media will be invited to join the team and residents of Ronald McDonald House for lunch. All attendees will be asked to remove shoes/boots when they enter.