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Speed Skating Canada – Montreal, January 17, 2018 – One week prior to the departure of its Short Track Speed Skating team to PyeongChang, Speed Skating Canada is inviting media representatives to the presentation of the individual events for team members and the skinsuit they will wear at the 2018 Olympic Games, at an event to be held on Wednesday, January 24, between 5pm and 7pm at the John Molson Room (1670, Notre-Dame Street East) in Montreal.

Members of the Olympic team Kim Boutin, Kasandra Bradette, Jamie Macdonald, Valérie Maltais and Marianne St-Gelais on the women’s side, as well as Charle Cournoyer, Pascal Dion, Samuel Girard, Charles Hamelin and François Hamelin on the men’s side will attend, as well as coaches Frédéric Blackburn and Derrick Campbell and Speed Skating Canada’s representatives, including Chief Executive Officer Susan Auch.

Media representatives who wish to attend the event are requested to confirm their attendance prior to Monday, January 22, at pgodbout@speedskating.ca.

WHAT?                        Presentation of the individual events for the Canadian Short Track Speed

                                    Skating Team for the PyeongChang Games as well as the skinsuit

 

WHO?                          Canadian Olympic team athletes and coaches

                                    Speed Skating Canada’s representatives, including Chief Executive Officer Susan Auch

 

WHEN?                        Wednesday, January 24

                                    5pm to 7pm

 

WHERE?                       John Molson Room

                                   1670, Notre-Dame East Street

                                     Montréal, QC

 

About Speed Skating Canada

Speed Skating Canada (SSC) is the governing body for long track and short track speed skating in Canada. Founded in 1887, SSC is comprised of 13 provincial and territorial associations. Speed Skating Canada is committed to Challenge and Inspire Canada to Thrive through the power of Speed Skating. SSC recognizes and values its outstanding volunteers who give freely of their time and expertise. It also celebrates the 63 Olympic medals won by Canadian athletes since 1932, as well as the coaches, officials and other dedicated individuals who helped them on their journey.

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For information:

Patrick Godbout

Communications & Media Relations Manager

Speed Skating Canada

Email: pgodbout@speedskating.ca

Phone: 514 213-9897

Website: www.speedskating.ca 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/SSC.PVC

Twitter: www.twitter.com/SSC_PVC