Montreal's aspiring young Olympians get once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to
skate with local skating celebrity
MONTREAL, Jan. 27 /CNW/ - Olympic dreams will be put on ice this
Wednesday, January 28th, as COLD-FX(R) - Official Supplier for the Vancouver
2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games - teams up with Montreal figure
skating star Joannie Rochette to teach aspiring young Olympians some of the
moves that have made her a champion. Local children from the city's skating
clubs will lace up for a master class with the Olympic athlete at the Atrium
Le 1000, following her own exclusive performance.
At just 23, Montreal native Joannie Rochette is one of Canada's finest
figure skaters. Beginning at a young age, her determination and discipline led
to the top of the podium, in both national and international competition.
Joannie placed 5th at the Torino 2006 Olympic Winter Games, and won her fifth
consecutive national title at the Canadian women's figure skating championship
last weekend in Saskatchewan. Joannie is poised to take on the 2010 Olympic
Winter Games with the energy, youthfulness, and tenure of a repeat champion.
"Skating is a huge passion of mine and I want to share it with as many
young people as possible," says Rochette. "I'm looking forward to skating with
some of Canada's future Olympic athletes!"
COLD-FX is Canada's No. 1 selling cold remedy, and helps reduce the
frequency, severity and duration of cold and flu symptoms by boosting the
What: Olympian Joannie Rochette takes to the ice with Montreal's
'aspiring young Olympians'
Who: Joannie Rochette, Canadian Champion and Olympic figure skater
Marie-Christine Choinière, Directrice Exécutive, Marché du
Quebec, CV Technologies
Dr. Jacqueline Shan, President and Chief Scientific Officer, CV
Where: Atrium Le 1000
1000, De La Gauchetière St. West
When: Wednesday, January 28, 2009
About CV Technologies
CV Technologies (www.cvtechnologies.com), founded in 1992, strives to
transform people's lives to be healthier and happier by focusing on prevention
and recovery through the use of evidence-based naturally derived health
products. The company's lead product COLD-FX(R) strengthens the immune system
and is widely used as a leading over-the-counter remedy for helping to prevent
and relieve cold and flu infections. COLD-FX(R) continues to rank as the No. 1
selling cold and flu remedy in Canada.
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