MONTREAL (May 29, 2019) — The Canadian Olympic Committee will be welcoming elementary school students on Thursday, May 30, to join Olympic champion Mikaël Kingsbury who is the summer ambassador for the Canadian Olympic Experience – an interactive, educational and immersive destination.

Media are invited for b-roll and interview opportunities. The event will also be open to the general public to meet Kingsbury and experience the attraction’s three zones.

When:
Thursday, May 30, 2019
9:00 am ET – Media Arrival
9:25 am ET – Interview Opportunity
9:45 am ET – B-roll opportunity

Where:
Canadian Olympic Experience
500 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
Montréal, QC H2Z 1W7

Who:
Mikaël Kingsbury – An Olympic champion and four-time freestyle skiing world champion, Kingsbury is ranked No. 1 in the world. After earning silver at Sochi 2014, he dominated the field to end up atop the podium in PyeongChang.

Sandra Sassine – A two-time Olympian in fencing (Beijing 2008 and London 2012), Sassine has carried her passion for the Olympic Movement to her role with the Canadian Olympic Committee since 2013. She currently serves as Program Manager, Olympic Education and Experience.

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COC MEDIA CONTACTS:

Photi Sotiropoulos, Director, Communications and Media Relations
C: 416-476-9174
E: psotiropoulos@olympic.ca

Josh Su, Specialist, Public Relations
C: 647-464-4060
E: jsu@olympic.ca