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Canada’s Development Skeleton Athletes Set to Host Intercontinental Cup and North America’s Cup Races in Calgary

January 20, 2015

—Training runs January 21-23, races set January 24-25 —

 

CALGARY—Canada will host the next generation of Olympic skeleton athletes when the Intercontinetnal Cup and North America’s Cup slides into Calgary, January 24-25. 

Fresh of winning six medals one week ago at the Whistler Sliding Centre, Canada will host more than 30 athletes representing eight nations for Intercontinental Cup racing and more than 20 athletes from seven nations in North America’s Cup action. 

Athletes will compete in two races each on the Olympic Track at Winsport’s Canada Olympic Park on the western edge of the Stampede City. 

The Intercontinental Cup is the world’s premiere development race series that is a feeder circuit to the World Cup. The North America’s Cup features development level athletes in Canada and the United States. 

Who:               International Skeleton Athletes 

Where:           Olympic Track – WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park

                        Calgary 

Schedule:

January 21-23

9:30 a.m. – Intercontinental Cup Training

12:30 p.m. – North America’s Cup Training

 

January 24-25

9:30 a.m. – Intercontinental Cup Races

12:30 p.m. – North America’s Cup Races

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