This weekend, the Luge World Cup will come to the Whistler Sliding Centre, with races on Friday (night) and Saturday (daytime). There’s also food trucks, beer & Glühwein/mulled wine stand, a DJ and fireworks (Friday Night) and much more!
The German athletes are among the most successful lugers – at last week’s World Cup in Innsbruck, they achieved five podium finishes!
The Whistler Sliding Centre and the event organizer are not-for-profit organizations, and all ticket money ($10/person/day) goes towards building future luge athletes!
We’d love to see lots of Germans (and of course others!) up here, bring flags & cowbells
Here is a link you can share which has all event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/483798678767283/
Besten Dank, und viele Grüße aus Whistler!
The fastest athletes on ice will slide into Whistler, November 30 – December 1, 2018 for the Viessmann Luge World Cup and Viessmann Team Relay World Cup presented by BMW.
The Whistler Sliding Centre will play host to the second stop on the World Cup luge circuit as more than 100 athletes representing more than 20 countries will blast down the Olympic Track at speeds up to 130 km/h in men and women singles, doubles and team relay races.
Come Cheer on Canada! And Germany! And Switzerland! And Austria!
Friday, November 30, 2018
2:00 pm First Run
3:20 pm Second Run
4:40 pm First Run
6:15 pm Second Run
Saturday, December 1, 2018
9:40 am First Run
11:05 am Second Run
Viessmann Team Relay World Cup presented by BMW
1:00 pm Team Relay
Other activities include: Food Trucks, Beer Stand, DJ Foxy Moron, Fireworks (Friday night), Cheese!Box Photo Booth, Mountain Fairies, BC Luge Fundraising Puck Drop
Luge Track at Whistler Sliding Centre – 4910 Glacier Lane
***Access the Whistler Sliding Centre via the Excalibur Gondola – mid-station***
Friday, November 30 – $10 (13 years+), Free (12 & Under)
Saturday, December 1 – $10 (13 years+), Free (12 & Under)
Tickets are available in advance on the Whistler Sliding Centre web site. Tickets will also be available at the gate.
Travel & Lodging
Enterprise Rent A Car | Booking Code – 5CALUGE
Driving Force | Booking Code – LUGE2018
Need help with accommodation?
The Whistler.com Group Sales team are on stand-by to assist you in securing team accommodation and transfers at the very best rates. For a personalized and comprehensive proposal, call the team today on 1.604.966.3215 or send an email to email@example.com.
Fairmont Chateau Whistler – Friends and Family Rate
Click the link above to make your reservation or call the In House Reservations Department at 1-800-606-8244 to make your reservation – quote Luge Canada Friends & Family group code 1118LUGE in order to receive the group rates.
The Race Organizing Committee is seeking volunteers to fill various positions on November 30 and December 1, 2018
- VIP Host / Check-In
- Access Control
- Award Ceremonies
- Spectator Services
If you are interested in volunteering please contact Katelyn Jobson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Officials are also being recruited for all positions for training and race days (November 28 – December 1, 2018). Please contact Zan Aycock at email@example.com for more information.
A live stream of the competition can be found at www.cbc.ca.
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