Upcoming Event in Whistler - The 44th Annual Luge World Championships

14th January, 2013

*Update February 4th - Congrats to all the competitors, particularly the Canadians who finished the competition with Silver in the Team Relay and Bronze in the Women's. Full results can be found here.

We are so excited about the upcoming Luge World Cup February 1 and 2! This event is the biggest luge competition besides the Olympics. Athletes from around the world are flocking to Whistler to compete in the fastest race on ice. Luges reach speeds of up to 140 km/h. Can you imagine?

Races are being held at The Sliding Centre where there will also be lots of things to do including entertainment, food vendors, beer gardens and even fireworks! If you haven’t yet bought your tickets, they are available for only $10 at Whistler.com. Kids under 6 are free.

Luge World Cup

The athletes are excited to be able to compete for the cup on home ice. Bring your red and white and come cheer Canada’s athletes to victory. Don’t forget your camera!

Arrive January 30 to attend the Opening Ceremonies in Whistler Village Square at 7pm. The race schedule is: Friday February 1 – Doubles at 3pm then Men at 5:15pm and Saturday February 2 – Women at 3pm and Relay at 6:15pm.

Here at Crystal Lodge the Federation of International Luge will be our guests by staying with us and team captain meetings are scheduled in house. We are thrilled to have them!

Come see what are the excitement is about. Bring the kids and be sure to book your room at Crystal Lodge now before it’s too late. See you there!