VANCOUVER– On Monday, May 13th, Canada’s top winter athletes will be available during their individual sport media conferences in Vancouver as part of the Canadian Olympic Committee’s (COC) Media Summit.  Media are invited to attend for photo and brief interview opportunities, starting at 9am PDT.

WHO:          Olympians and 2014 Sochi Olympic Hopefuls

WHEN:         Monday, May 13, 2013

9:00-9:30AM           Speed Skating
9:30-10:00AM           Curling
10:00-10:30AM         Ice Hockey
10:50-11:10AM         Bobsleigh
11:30-12:00pm         Skeleton
12:50-1:10PM           Freestyle Ski
1:30-2:00PM             Nordic Combined/Ski Jumping
2:00-2:30PM             Figure Skating *Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir will not be in attendance
2:30-3:00PM             Snowboard
3:00-3:30PM             Luge
3:30-4:00PM             Ski Cross
4:00-4:30PM             Alpine Skiing
4:30-5:00PM             Para-athletes

List of athletes in attendance:

Sport First Name Last Name
Alpine Skiing Julien Cousineau
Alpine Skiing Robbie Dixon
Alpine Skiing Marie-Michele Gagnon
Alpine Skiing Erik Guay
Alpine Skiing Jan Hudec
Alpine Skiing Michael Janyk
Alpine Skiing John Kucera
Alpine Skiing Erin Mielzynski
Alpine Skiing Manuel Osborne-Paradis
Alpine Skiing Brittany Phelan
Alpine Skiing Brad Spence
Alpine Skiing Benjamin Thomsen
Bobsleigh Jenny Ciochetti
Bobsleigh Benjamin Coakwell
Bobsleigh Kaillie Humphries
Bobsleigh Jesse Lumsden
Bobsleigh Cody Sorenson
Bobsleigh Chelsea Valois
Curling Chelsea Carey
Curling Alison Kreviazuk
Curling Kaitlyn Lawes
Curling Stefanie Lawton
Curling Mike McEwen
Curling Heather Nedohin
Curling Jeff Stoughton
Figure Skating Patrick Chan
Figure Skating Meagan Duhamel
Figure Skating Kirsten Moore-Towers
Figure Skating Dylan Moscovitch
Figure Skating Kaetlyn Osmond
Figure Skating Andrew Poje
Figure Skating Eric Radford
Figure Skating Kevin Reynolds
Figure Skating Kaitlyn Weaver
Freestyle Skiing Alexandre Bilodeau
Freestyle Skiing Justin Dorey
Freestyle Skiing Justine Dufour-Lapointe
Freestyle Skiing Chloe Dufour-Lapointe
Freestyle Skiing Marc-Antoine Gagnon
Freestyle Skiing Travis Gerrits
Freestyle Skiing Rosalind Groenewoud
Freestyle Skiing Keltie Hansen
Freestyle Skiing Dara Howell
Freestyle Skiing Mikael Kingsbury
Freestyle Skiing Mike Riddle
Freestyle Skiing Olivier Rochon
Freestyle Skiing Kaya Turski
Ice Hockey Genevieve Lacasse
Ice Hockey Meaghan Mikkelson
Ice Hockey Caroline Ouellette
Luge Samuel Edney
Luge Alex Gough
Luge Justin Snith
Luge Tristan Walker
Nordic Combined Wesley Savill
Skeleton Cassie Hawrysh
Skeleton Mellisa Hollingsworth
Skeleton Eric Neilson
Skeleton Sarah Reid
Ski Cross Christopher Del Bosco
Ski Cross David Duncan
Ski Cross Brady Leman
Ski Cross Kelsey Serwa
Ski Cross Georgia Simmerling
Ski Cross Tristan Tafel
Ski Cross Marielle Thompson
Ski Jumping Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes
Ski Jumping Taylor Henrich
Ski Jumping Mathew Rowley
Ski Jumping Atsuko Tanaka
Snowboard Caroline Calve
Snowboard Ariane Lavigne
Snowboard Dominique Maltais
Snowboard Mark McMorris
Snowboard Spencer O’Brien
Snowboard Maxence Parrot
Snowboard Maelle Ricker
Snowboard Chris Robanske
Snowboard Sebastien Toutant
Speed Skating Jordan Belchos
Speed Skating Ivanie Blondin
Speed Skating Kali Christ
Speed Skating Tyler Derraugh
Speed Skating Michael Gilday
Speed Skating Mathieu Giroux
Speed Skating Jessica Gregg
Speed Skating Jamie Gregg
Speed Skating Charles Hamelin
Speed Skating François Hamelin
Speed Skating Jessica Hewitt
Speed Skating Olivier Jean
Speed Skating Gilmore Junio
Speed Skating Lucas Makowsky
Speed Skating Valerie Maltais
Speed Skating Liam McFarlane
Speed Skating Denny Morrison
Speed Skating Christine Nesbitt
Speed Skating Brittany Schussler
Speed Skating Marianne St. Gelais
Speed Skating Caroline Truchon
Speed Skating Gabrielle Waddell


WHERE:     Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
Junior Ballroom D
1088 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC

The Canadian Olympic Committee’s Media Summit is held in conjunction with the COC’s Olympic Excellence Series (OES) from May 10-12, 2013.  OES prepares athletes, coaches and support staff for podium success by providing practical skills and strategies for the upcoming Olympic Winter Games. The Media Summit gives Canadian media the opportunity to collect Olympic Content from Canada’s 2014 Olympic Hopefuls.


Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office:
Jane Almeida, Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 416-324-4120 / Cell. : 416-540-1788

Dimitri Soudas, Executive Director, Communications
Tel: 416-324-4136/ Cell. : 289-388-6419