LG Electronics Canada

LG Electronics Canada

January 25, 2010 15:32 ET

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

STONEHAM, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 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.

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

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