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Sadness

Feb 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Athletes Blog

When an Olympian dies, a little part of us all goes along.
It’s a sad day for me to learn that Nodar Kumaritashvili, a Georgian luger, died today while training in Vancouver. The Georgian team announced that it might not participate in the opening ceremonies and even withdraw from the Olympics because of this incident.
My heartfelt […]



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7, 10, 13 Girls!

Feb 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Athletes Blog

If you spot Alex, Meaghan and Regan, they deserve a round or five in Whistler Village! Congrats. More soon…



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Bros and Blue Eyes Rock Whistler Nation

Feb 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Athletes Blog

 
Moffat/Moffat wins the double’s race
Whistler (pps) Canada’s Chris Moffat/Mike Moffat won the double’s race in the Nation’s cup at the opening of the Viessmann Luge World Cup at Whistler. On the up-coming Olympic track for the Winter Games 2010 at Vancouver the brothers finished in 49,330 Seconds and got qualified for the double’s World Cup […]



Armin Power

Feb 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Athletes Blog

Italy’s Armin Zöggeler, the man with the straightest posture, clinched his eighth career World Cup overall title in luge and Canadian coach Wolfgang Staudinger said he got caught with his pants down Saturday at Canada Olympic Park. Zöggeler, the reigning Olympic champion, posted a two-run time of one minute 30.375 at the Viessman World Cup in Calgary.



I Love Luge World Cup in Calgary

Feb 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Athletes Blog

Canada’s Alex Gough hit another milestone in her quest for the international podium after posting her career-best World Cup result, finishing sixth on her home track in Calgary on Friday evening. The 21-year-old Gough, who made history last week when she posted the best-ever result for a Canadian at the World Championships when she finished fourth, clocked a two-run time of one minute 35.622 seconds.



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Alex Gough Finishes Fourth at Luge World Championships – Best Ever

Feb 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Athletes Blog

American Erin Hamlin ends German’s 11-year luge winning streak on home track in New York. Canada’s Alex Gough added another chapter to a story book season on Friday after finishing fourth at the Luge World Championships in Lake Placid, N.Y.



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Altenberg Germany brings top 15 finish

Jan 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Athletes Blog

The four Canadian luge athletes who teamed up to win Canada a silver medal in the team competition earlier this week, all slid into the top-15 at the Luge World Cup in Altenberg, Germany over the weekend. Calgary’s 24-year-old Sam Edney enjoyed one of his strongest performances of the year in men’s singles on Sunday. Edney finished as the top Canuck after sliding into 13th spot with a time of one minute 51.561 seconds.



Some Serious Silver

Jan 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Athletes Blog

Canada’s team consisting of Calgary’s Alex Gough, Sam Edney and brother tandem of Chris and Mike Moffat, finished second behind the nearly untouchable Germans after blowing down the challenging 15-cure Altenberg track.



Top 10 for Meaghan

Jan 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Athletes Blog

MEAGHAN SIMISTER SLIDES INTO 10TH AT LUGE WORLD CUP IN GERMANY
Germans sweep podium, Gough finishes 15th while Lauscher settles in 16th
OBERHOF, Ger. – Canada’s Meaghan Simister found her way back into the top-10 after another steady race at the Luge World Cup in Oberhof, Germany on Sunday.The 22-year-old Calgarian, who is one of the […]



Mother Nature

Jan 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Athletes Blog

Jeff Christie Socked in at 13h on Luge World Cup, Moffat Brothers Finish 12th
Canada’s Kim McRae wins bronze medal at Junior Luge World Cup
Oberhof, Ger. – Jeff Christie was en route to posting his best World Cup luge finish of the season, but Mother Nature had other things in mind, forcing the Canadian to […]



Sting Like a Bee, Alex

Jan 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Athletes Blog

ALEX GOUGH READY TO STING LIKE A BEE WHILE CRACKING TOP-10 AGAIN ON LUGE WORLD CUP
Chris and Mike Moffat finish 11th in World Cup doubles racing
In CESANA, Ita. – Canada’s Alex Gough is proof success stimulates success in high-performance sport.The 21-year-old Calgarian, who struggled to find her way into the top-15 last year, has […]



Jeff Christie 12th

Jan 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Athletes Blog

CANADA’S JEFF CHRISTIE SLIDES INTO 12TH SPOT AT WORLD CUP IN GERMANY 
In KÖNIGSSEE, Ger. – Canada’s Jeff Christie finished 12th on one of the toughest tracks on the World Cup luge circuit in Königssee, Germany on Sunday.
The 25-year-old Calgarian, who is ready to be a mainstay with the elite athletes in the world, continues to […]



Alex Gough Leads

Jan 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Athletes Blog

ALEX GOUGH LEADS CANADIAN LUGE ATHLETES WITH NINTH-PLACE SHOWING AT WORLD CUP IN GERMANY 
Chris and Mike Moffat finish 10th in return to World Cup doubles racing
KÖNIGSSEE, Ger. – Canada’s Alex Gough picked up where she left off prior to the holiday break leading the nation’s best luge athletes at a World Cup in Germany.
The 21-year-old […]



Alex Gough: Best-Ever Result In Winterberg

Dec 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Athletes Blog

Canada’s Alex Gough drove to her best-ever result after finishing seventh at the Luge World Cup in Winterberg, Germany on Sunday. The 21-year-old Calgarian, who is competing against athletes nearly 10 years older than her, put together the race of her life by mixing the key ingredients of a winning performance -pulling two solid starts, and completing two consistent runs.



Inconsistency Costs Us

Dec 13th, 2008 | By | Category: Athletes Blog

Tristan Walker and Justin Snith finish fourth in doubles at Junior World Cup. A lack of run volume during training week and inconsistency on race day cost Canada’s top men’s luge athletes a spot in the top of the standings at the World Cup in Winterberg, Germany on Saturday.



Silver in Germany

Dec 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Athletes Blog

Canada’s Luge athletes win silver medal in Team Competition at Junior World Cup in Germany. Young Canucks enjoy one of best days in history of junior program



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