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).

Photo 1:  http://wdrv.it/17sSiT2
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

Photo 2: http://wdrv.it/17sSBNQ
Olympian Denny Morrison marches in Calgary’s annual Pride Parade.
COC Photo Credit: Mike Ridewood

Photo 3: http://wdrv.it/17sSIZz
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

– 30 –

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

Dimitri Soudas, Executive Director, Communications
Tel: 416-324-4136 / Cell: 289-388-6419
Email: dsoudas@olympic.ca

Top Team Canada Fans of the Week

Clay Naslund

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 178163 points
  • Earned this week: 4790 points

Kerri McGregor

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 189936 points
  • Earned this week: 4212 points

Al Redpath

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 203713 points
  • Earned this week: 4060 points

Ivy Tennis

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 167058 points
  • Earned this week: 2442 points

Adam Kohn

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 71802 points
  • Earned this week: 1300 points

Judy Naslund

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 30882 points
  • Earned this week: 1085 points

Wendy Jensen

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 47596 points
  • Earned this week: 790 points

Michelle Chow

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 65400 points
  • Earned this week: 650 points

Website by zync.ca | Programmed by Trew Knowledge | Powered by WordPress.com VIP