Luge Canada

2015 News Stories

Olympic Luge Athletes Launch Video Campaign to Encourage Canadians to ‘Put a Lid on It’ in 2016

Powerful vignettes featuring luge squad raise awareness of brain injuries outside of sport

Mitch Malyk Slides to Season-Best 10th at Viessmann Luge World Cup in Calgary

Malyk narrowly misses podium in fourth place at BMW World Cup sprint race

Canada’s Kim McRae, Tristan Walker and Justin Snith Slide to Season Best Fifth Place Finishes at Luge World Cup on Home

Alex Gough slides to sixth, Arianne Jones places 13th

Olympic Luge Athletes Encourage Canadians to ‘Put a Lid on it’

Luge squad teams up with Helmets for Heroes to roll out season-long brain injury prevention campaign while kicking off World Cup week in Calgary

Alex Gough Slips into Sixth at Luge World Cup in Park City

Tristan Walker and Justin Snith place 15th in doubles

British Columbia’s Reid Watts Wins Bronze Medal at Youth World Cup in Germany

Canadian relay squad narrowly misses podium in fourth on World Cup

Canadian Luge Athletes Slide into Fifth in World Cup Team Relay

Mitch Malyk leads new-look Canadian men’s squad, placing 16th in singles

Alex Gough Bombs to Bronze at World Cup Luge Opener in Austria

Tristan Walker and Justin Snith slide to sixth in doubles action

John Fennell, Kim McRae Capture First Career National Singles Titles at Canadian Luge Championships

Tristan Walker, Justin Snith retain doubles crown for sixth straight season

Top Sliders Set to Battle for King and Queen of Canadian Luge

Canadian Championships set for Whistler, October 31, at 9 a.m.

Heather Malone Hired as Manager of Sponsorship and Marketing

Steve Harris Elected President of Canadian Luge Association

Harris to lead diverse and experienced Board focused on business development and winning medals

Canadians Celebrate Federal Government’s Commitment to Next Generation of Athletes

Additional financial support will help develop medal winners well into the future


Saturday June 13, 2015 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM John Langille Room Markin Macphail Centre Canada Olympic Park Calgary, Alberta

Alberta’s best athletes, teams, coaches, officials and volunteers

Kim McRae Slides into Sixth to Finish as Top Canuck at Luge World Cup in Germany

Arianne Jones caps off 2015 season in eight place

Canadian Luge Athletes Break Through with Bronze at World Championships

Sam Edney slides into 17th spot in men’s singles race

Alex Gough Leads Canadian Luge Athletes in Fifth at World Championships

Doubles tandem of Justin Snith and Tristan Walker place 11th

British Columbia Boys Win Overall Youth Luge World Cup Titles

Adam Shippit wins individual youth title, Mat Riddle and Reid Watts claim doubles crown

Canadian Luge Athletes Slide to Fourth in World Cup Relay

Sam Edney slides to 19th in men’s singles race

Canada’s Great Gough Slides to Silver at Lillehammer Luge World Cup

Doubles tandem of Justin Snith and Tristan Walker return to World Cup, placing seventh

Alex Gough Makes No Excuses for Fifth at Winterberg World Cup

Arianne Jones solid in seventh, Kim McRae settles for 11th spot

Canadian Luge Athletes Get Wake Up Call at World Cup in Germany

Sam Edney finishes 14th as the lone Canadian to race in men’s singles

Canada’s Alex Gough Edged Off Podium in Fourth at Luge World Cup

Canadian luge athletes team up for second-straight fourth in relay

Sam Edney Leads Canadian Luge Athletes in 11th at World Cup

Tristan Walker and Justin Snith place 20th in doubles

Canadian Luge Athletes Remain Hungry after Sliding to Bronze in World Cup Team Relay

Sam Edney builds on first World Cup victory, placing eighth as World Cup resumes in Germany

Canada’s Alex Gough Kicks Off 2015 with Silver Medal at Luge World Cup

Gough racks up 20th career World Cup medal with second straight silver