Media Advisory: Snowboarders To Be Nominated To Olympic Team


December 30, 2013

SNOWBOARD ATHLETES TO BE NOMINATED TO 2014 CANADIAN OLYMPIC TEAM

VANCOUVER – On Friday January 3rd 2014, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canada Snowboard will announce the snowboard athletes* qualified to compete at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

Representatives from the COC, Canada Snowboard and athletes and coaches nominated to the Canadian Olympic Snowboard team will be present at the announcement. Media are invited for interviews and photo opportunities.

*The remaining snowboard athletes will be nominated after the FIS Snowboard World Championship in Quebec City on January 21, 2014.

WHO:     Tricia Smith, Vice-President, Canadian Olympic Committee
Steve Podborski, Sochi 2014 Chef de Mission
Steven Hill, Interim CEO, Canada Snowboard
Robert Joncas, High Performance Director, Canada Snowboard
Wai Young, Member of Parliament, Vancouver South
Snowboard Athletes nominated to 2014 Canadian Olympic Team

WHEN:     January 3, 2014
10am PST

WHERE:    Creekside Community Centre
1 Athletes Way
Vancouver, BC

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Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office:
Luc Beaudin, Coordinator, Communications and Media Relations
Cell: 514-206-6720
Email: lbeaudin@olympic.ca

Jane Almeida, Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 416-324-4120 / Cell: 416-540-1788
Email: jalmeida@olympic.ca

Canada Snowboard:
Nadia M’Seffar
Cell: 604-220-8566
Email:  nadia@canadasnowboard.ca

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Yvon Long
Senior Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 514-861-5180 / Cell: 514-206-6720
Email: ylong@olympic.ca

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