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      October 9, 2013

      Canmore, AB – On October 20th, Fast and Female is hosting a “Champ Camp” event taking place on Frozen Thunder at the Canmore Nordic Centre to celebrate the start of the ski season. Olympic medallists, Chandra Crawford and Sara Renner, along with local National Training Centre skiers and biathletes, will host the event, which will include cross-country ski and biathlon activity stations, an inspirational talk, and a yoga and dance session. The event hopes to attract over 100 girls aged 9 to 19.


      The Fast and Female program empowers and inspires girls to stay in sport, and emphasizes building confidence in girls.


      Crawford is extremely excited to host the event in Canmore once again. “I’m gearing up for the race season and Sochi Games and am so fortunate to be able to connect with the amazing athletes training here in Canmore and have some fun with the next generation of athletes,” said Crawford of the event.


      The event starts at 12:00pm at the Nordic Centre Day Lodge with an introduction and goal-setting session. The girls will then proceed to the ski trails and will participate in a variety of ski stations. At 2:30pm, the girls will head back indoors for the inspirational speech, yoga session and dance party. An autograph session will be held at 4:30pm and the event will conclude at 5:00pm.


      For any further questions, please contact Annika Hicks at (403) 678-0348 or e-mail [email protected].