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This week on track at the Whistler Sliding Centre: Nov. 14 to 19

USA Luge visits the track Wednesday to Sunday
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Whistler luger Reid Watts at the 2019 FIL World Cup.

The Whistler Sliding Centre (WSC) is back in winter mode, with lugers, bobsledders and skeleton racers stopping by each week for training or competition. Members of the public also have a chance to experience Earth's fastest ice for themselves in various passenger sliding offerings.

The American luge squad is visiting, with twice-a-day training sessions Wednesday to Sunday. They'll be sharing the ice with local BC Sliding Development Centre (SDC) athletes all week long. Spectating is free.

On Nov. 20 at 10:00 a.m., youth aged eight to 14 who wish to try out sliding can do so in the WSC's next “Discover Luge” session. In these beginner-friendly programs, participants can slide down a small portion of the track, meet coaches and learn about the sport. Additional information can be found here.

Earlier this month, Team Canada was in town for bobsled selection races. Canadian Olympians and their teammates will return Nov. 27 as the North American Cup (NAC) heads back to the Sea to Sky area. 

Visit the WSC website to learn more.