Canada’s Olympic Bobsleigh and Skeleton Medallists Drive into Toronto to Launch New Olympic Cycle and Commemorative Song
September 30, 2010
TORONTO—Canada’s medal-winning bobsleigh and skeleton athletes will drive into
Toronto to begin another four-year Olympic cycle, and unveil a new commemorative
song written and produced by Juno award-winning Canadian pop artist, Melanie Doane,
during a media luncheon at Rosewater Supper Club, October 5, 2010 at 11:30 a.m.
Coined “Chat with Canada’s Champions,” the luncheon will provide media an opportunity
to speak with each of the medal-winning athletes committed to sliding during the 2010-
11 season which will officially begin the track to the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia.
Singer-songwriter, Doane of Halifax, will be on-hand to release the new theme song Canada’s bobsleigh and skeleton athletes will adopt in their quest for the international podium.
Who: Kaillie Humphries – Olympic Gold Medallist, Women’s Bobsleigh
Heather Moyse – Olympic Gold Medallist, Women’s Bobsleigh
Helen Upperton – Olympic Silver Medallist, Women’s Bobsleigh
Shelley-Ann Brown – Olympic Silver Medallist, Women’s Bobsleigh
Mellisa Hollingsworth – Overall World Cup Champion, Olympic Bronze, Skeleton
Lyndon Rush – Olympic Bronze Medallist, Four-Man Bobsleigh
David Bissett – Olympic Bronze Medallist, Four-Man Bobsleigh
Melanie Doane – Juno Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter
Visa Canada Officials
When: Tuesday, October 5, 2010
11:30 a.m. (lunch will be served)
Where: Rosewater Supper Club
19 Toronto Street
(Two blocks east of Yonge Street – One block west of Church between Adelaide Street East and King Street East)
Media Note:Canada’s bobsleigh and skeleton athletes will be available for media interviews throughout the day on October 5. Please contact Chris Dornan to schedule in-studio interviews.