Pierre Lueders and Jesse Lumsden to hold Media Teleconference on December 1

CALGARY—Two-time Olympic medallist, Pierre Lueders, along with CFL running back, Jesse Lumsden, will hold a media teleconference on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 11 a.m. MTN.


Lumsden, who has been training with the national bobsleigh program since last spring, is set to make his World Cup debut in the sport in the Canada 1 sled with legendary pilot, Pierre Lueders.


Lueders and Lumsden, who will compete together at the 2006 Olympic Track in Cesana, Italy on December 5,  teamed up to win the gold medal in a Europa Cup race last Friday in Königssee, Germany.

Pierre Lueders – Two-Time Olympic Medallist

                   Jesse Lumsden – Edmonton Eskimos/Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton

                   Tuffy Latour – Head Coach 


WHEN:        Tuesday, December 1, 2009

                   11 a.m. MTN – Teleconference

Please call one of the following local numbers in your region at 11 a.m. MTN to be connected live to the media conference:

514-788-7663           Vancouver 604-681-0262
Ottawa 613-683-0932             Calgary/International 403-532-8075
Edmonton 780-429-7423         Toronto 647-837-0597


Or, please call toll free in Canada and the USA at 877-353-9586 and enter pass code: 96818#