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Press Release

01/25/2010

LG Electronics Canada, Proud Sponsor of Canada~Snowboard, Congratulates Nominated Athletes

As the tier one sponsor of Canada~Snowboard for the 2009/2010 season, LG Electronics Canada extends its most sincere and enthusiastic support and congratulations to the athletes who will represent Canada this February.

 

 

 

 

LG Electronics Canada, Proud Sponsor of Canada~Snowboard, Congratulates Nominated Athletes

 

(Stoneham, QC – January 25, 2010) –As the tier one sponsor of Canada~Snowboard for the 2009/2010 season, LG Electronics Canada extends its most sincere and enthusiastic support and congratulations to the athletes who will represent Canada this February.

 

Following a critical weekend at the LG Snowboard FIS World Cup in Stoneham, Quebec, the following Canada Snowboard team members have officially been nominated to the team that will represent Canada at one of the most important events in Canadian sports history this winter.

 

NAME                              DISC.          HOMETOWN                                     HOW THEY QUALIFIED

CALVÉ, Caroline              PGS         Montreal/Aylmer, QC                    Other Nomination

CONRAD, Sarah               HP            Halifax, NS                                          Other Nomination

LOO, Alexa                       PGS          Richmond, BC                                    Other Nomination

MALTAIS, Dominique     SBX        Petite-Rivière St-Francois, QC   Top 5 Nomination

NICOLL, Mercedes          HP          Whistler, BC                                        Other Nomination

RICKER, Maëlle                SBX         West Vancouver, BC                       Top 5 Nomination

TAYLOR, Palmer              HP            Collingwood, ON                             Other Nomination

ZAKRESKI Kimiko             PGS        Calgary, AB                                         Other Nomination

 

ANDERSON, Jasey-Jay    PGS       Mont-Tremblant, QC                      Defending World Champion

BATCHELOR, Jeff             HP           Oakville, ON                                      Top 5 Nomination

BOIVIN, François             SBX         Jonquière, QC                                   Top 5 Nomination

FAGAN, Robert                SBX         Squamish, BC                                    Top 5 Nomination

LAMBERT, Michael          PGS       Toronto, ON                                       Other Nomination

LAMOUREUX, Justin        HP          Squamish, BC                                    Top 5 Nomination

MORISON, Matthew       PGS        Burketon, ON                                    Top 5 Nomination

MARTIN, Brad                   HP           Ancaster, ON                                     Other Nomination

NEILSON, Drew                 SBX        North Vancouver, BC                     Other Nomination

ROBERTSON, Mike           SBX        Canmore, AB                                     Top 5 Nomination

 

 

“We are extremely proud of the athletes who have been chosen to represent Canada at this most prestigious sporting event,” said Frank Lee. “As one of Canada’s top consumer electronics companies, we value high performance and embrace the competitive spirit necessary to participate on the world stage, so it is from the bottom of our hearts that we wish these athletes the best of luck.”

 

As a token of its support, LG has produced a series of “Life’s Good” athlete biography videos in both French and English, now accessible at: http://www.youtube.com/user/LGteamCanada#grid/user/3B7EF01394AC5690. Exclusive live action, competition and training b-roll of the Canadian Snowboard team is also available as assets for interested media.

 

 

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About LG Electronics, Inc.

The LG brand was established in 1995. The company is a global leader in electronics, information and communications products, with more than 82,000 employees working in 77 countries around the world, and annual worldwide revenues of more than US $40 billion. LG Canada is comprised of five business units - Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Home Entertainment, Business Solutions and Commercial Air Conditioning. The company has offices in Toronto and Vancouver. LG Canada is focused on delivering award-winning products known for blending style and technology. These innovative products include cell phones, flat screen TVs, laptop computers and home appliances. For more information please visit www.lg.ca

 

 

Media Contact:

 

Meghan Neufeld

High Road Communications

mneufeld@highroad.com

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