CALGARY – In celebration of an unstoppable Canadian tradition and in partnership with Canadian Olympic Team National Partner Air Canada, Canadian Olympians will join tens of thousands of fans and spectators at the annual Calgary Stampede on July 5, 2013. Media are invited for photos and interview opportunities.

WHO: Shannon Rempel, 2006 Olympic silver medallist, Speed Skating
Glenys Bakker, 2006 Olympic bronze medallist, Curling
Amy Gough, 2010 Olympian, Skeleton
Christina Smith, 2002 Olympian, Bobsleigh

WHEN: Friday July 5, 2013

7:00AM MDT – Pancake Breakfast
Fort Calgary
750 9th Ave SE
Calgary, AB

8:45AM MDT – Parade
Calgary Stampede
2013 Stampede Trail SE
Calgary, AB
Parade location: Parade begins at 6th Ave. and 3rd Street S.E
Parade route:

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Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office:
Luc Beaudin, Coordinator, Communications and Media Relations
Cell: 514-206-6720

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