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Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton —Canadian athletes take training runs on Tuesday and Wednesday starting at 9 a.m.—


WHISTLER, B.C.—The world’s best bobsleigh and skeleton

athletes are sliding into the spotlight in British Columbia as Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton

hosts the nation’s lone World Cup stop in 2016 at the Whistler Sliding Centre, January 18-23.


Thanks to the generous financial support of $60,000 by the Government of British Columbia’s Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, the Whistler Sliding Centre will play host to nearly 100 athletes, representing 18 countries from around the globe that will descend on Whistler Village for men’s and women’s skeleton and bobsleigh races.



Canadian Team Media Availabilities around Training

January 19 (interviews following training)

9 a.m. – bobsleigh training

3 p.m. – skeleton training


January 20 (interviews following training)

9 a.m. – skeleton training

3 p.m. – bobsleigh training



World Cup Races:

January 22

2 p.m. – women’s skeleton

6 p.m.  – two-man bobsleigh


January 23

10 a.m. – men’s skeleton

2 p.m. – women’s bobsleigh

6 p.m. – two-man bobsleigh




Tickets for the Whistler event can be purchased for $10 now at, or in person at Guest Services at the Whistler Sliding Centre.  Children under twelve are free.


Whistler Media Accreditation:

ALL media must RSVP to Chris Dornan at in advance of the event

to receive media credentials for the World Cup. Media can pick up accreditation at Guest

Services, and will then be shuttled to the Media Centre at the venue.


Media Parking:

Limited parking will be made available for media in Lot 7 and 8. Media may also gain free

access to the venue via the Excalibur Gondola.


For complete event information, please visit or


TV Coverage:

A live stream from the World Cup stop at the Whistler Sliding Centre can be viewed at


About Whistler Sport Legacies and the Whistler Sliding Centre

The Whistler Sliding Centre (WSC) is operated by Whistler Sport Legacies, a non-profit organization dedicated to grow sport at three venues: Whistler Olympic Park, the Whistler Sliding Centre, and the Whistler Athletes’ Centre.  Each facility plays a unique role in inspiring sport excellence for the benefit of athletes, residents, and visitors.  The WSC was the 2010 Olympic Winter Games venue for bobsleigh, skeleton, and luge competitions; and today, is a training and competition venue for sliding sport athletes of all levels.  For more information, visit


About Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton

Bobsleigh CANADA Skeleton is a non-profit organization and the national governing body for the sports of bobsleigh and skeleton in Canada. With the support of its valued corporate partners –– BMW Canada, Conceptum Sport Logistics – along with the Government of Canada, and Own the Podium. Bobsleigh CANADA Skeleton develops Olympic and world champions. Please visit us at  






World Cup Accreditation/Canadian Team Requests
Chris Dornan                                                          

Media and Public Relations

Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton

T: 403-620-8731


Chris Dornan

High-Performance Public Relations

T: 403-620-8731


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