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Canada’s Olympic Bobsleigh and Skeleton Medallists Drive into Toronto to Launch New Olympic Cycle and Commemorative Song

September 30, 2010

TORONTOCanada’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

                   Toronto, Ont.

                   (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.

 

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Media Contact

Chris Dornan
Media Representative
403.620.8731 hpprchris@shaw.ca