September 1, 2013

OLYMPIC HEROES CELEBRATE CALGARY PRIDE 2013

CALGARY– Today, six Olympians joined the thousands of fans and supporters to march, for the first time, on behalf of the Canadian Olympic Team, in the 2013 Calgary Pride Parade. Participating Olympians included: Lindsay Alcock (2002, 2006 Olympian, Skeleton) Anastasia Bucsis (2010 Olympian, Long Track Speed Skating); Samuel Edney (2006, 2010 Olympian, Luge); Denny Morrison (Two-time Olympic medallist [2006, 2010], Long Track Speed Skating); Shannon Rempel (2006 Olympic silver medallist, 2010 Olympian, Long Track Speed Skating); and Blake Skjellerup (2010 Olympian [New Zealand] Long Track Speed Skating).

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Olympians Anastasia Bucsis, Shannon Rempel and Samuel Edney share a laugh with Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi during Calgary’s annual Pride Parade.
COC Photo Credit: Mike Ridewood

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Olympian Denny Morrison marches in Calgary’s annual Pride Parade.
COC Photo Credit: Mike Ridewood

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Olympians Lindsay Alcock, Blake Skjellerup, Anastasia Bucsis, Shannon Rempel  and Samuel Edney pose with Mayor Nenshi at Calgary’s annual Pride Parade.
COC Photo Credit: Mike Ridewood

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