Video B-Roll available via CNW - German cross-country skiing star Peter
Schlickenrieder runs in Québec City during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch

VANCOUVER, Dec. 24 /CNW/ - Olympic silver medallist and five-time German cross-country champion Peter Schlickenrieder interacted with locals and had a blast in Quebec city as he visited to run in the Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay. In addition to his 2002 Olympic silver medal and the dominance of his sport in Germany, Schlickenrieder is a three-time World Cup champion. Today he is a sports commentator, columnist, author and active randonnée (alpine touring) skier. Video package includes footage of: Peter's torch run in Quebec City; Peter skating with his wife in old Quebec; Peter playing a fun game of pick up ball hockey with local kids; Peter and his wife enjoying a tour at the Plains of Abraham, and footage of the Quebec Winter Carnival.


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    John Parker-Jervis
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    Canadian Tourism Commission
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