WHISTLER, B.C.—A heavy snowstorm rolling through the Canadian prairies has held up trucks transporting athlete sleds from Lake Placid, NY to Whistler, B.C. for the 2016 Viessmann Luge World Cup and Viessmann Team Relay World Cup presented by BMW.
With the transports currently waiting in Manitoba for the winter storm to pass, race officials will now hold one day of official training for all nations, Friday, December 9. All four official races – women’s singles, doubles, men’s singles and the Viessmann Team Relay World Cup, presented by BMW – will be held on Saturday, December 10.
The Canadian team will be on the ice at the Whistler Sliding Centre, Friday from
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Viessmann Luge World Cup: (all times PST)
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Canadian Team Training
9 a.m. – Women’s Race
11:40 a.m. – Doubles Race
3 p.m. – Men’s Race
6:40 p.m. – Viessmann Team Relay World Cup presented by BMW