New Look Canadian Luge Team Slide into Whistler to Host Viessmann FIL Luge World Cup and Viessmann Team Relay World Cup
WHISTLER, B.C.—A new crop of Canadian luge athletes led by Olympic medallists,Tristan Walker and Justin Snith, will slide into Whistler, B.C. this week to host the Viessmann Luge World Cup, November 27 – December 1.
Canada will play host to nearly 100 athletes representing 21 countries at the Whistler Sliding Centre. Athletes will compete in men’s and women’s singles, and doubles races, along with the action-packed Viessmann Team Relay World Cup presented by BMW.
Media are invited to attend Canadian squad’s training sessions on November 28 at 3 p.m. or on November 29 at 9 a.m.
Interviews will be conducted on the finishing dock, or by phone, at the conclusion of training.
Tickets for the Whistler event can be purchased for $10 now at www.luge.ca/events, or in person at Guest Services at the Whistler Sliding Centre. Children 12 and under are free.
Luge World Cup: (all times PST)
3-5 p.m. – Canadian Team Training
9-10:45 a.m. – Canadian Team Training
2 p.m. – Doubles Race
4:40 p.m. – Men’s Singles Race
9:40 a.m. – Women’s Singles Race
1 p.m. – Viessmann Team Relay World Cup presented by BMW
Whistler Media Accreditation:
ALL media must RSVP to Chris Dornan at firstname.lastname@example.org in advance of the event to receive media credentials for the World Cup. Media can pick up accreditation in the Media Centre located in Guest Services at the Whistler Sliding Centre.
Limited parking will be made available for media in Lot 7 and 8. Media may also gain free access to the venue via the Excalibur Gondola.