MCCALL, IDAHO--(Marketwired - Feb. 7, 2014) - With the commencement of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, Midas Gold Corp. (TSX:MAX)(OTCQX:MDRPF) is pleased to announce its sponsorship of downhill skier and Idaho native, Erik Fisher.
"We are proud supporters of Erik and the US Olympic team in their quest for gold at Sochi," said Anne Labelle, a vice president of Midas Gold. "At Midas we believe it is important to support our local community, and we hope that our contribution to Erik's journey will help him realize his Olympic dream."
Fisher, known to many as "Fish", is a World Cup alpine ski racer with the United States Ski Team. He is originally from Middleton, Idaho, graduated from Eagle High School and began his ski racing career at the age of seven on the slopes at Bogus Basin, near Boise.
Fisher will be hitting the slopes in the next few days, competing in the men's Downhill Slalom and Super G, as competition in Sochi gets underway.
The Company would like to wish Erik the best wishes as he goes "Fishin' for Gold" in Sochi.
About Midas Gold and the Golden Meadows Project
Midas Gold Corp., through its wholly owned subsidiaries Midas Gold, Inc. and Idaho Gold Resources, LLC, is focused on the exploration and, if warranted, development of gold-antimony-silver deposits in the Stibnite-Yellow Pine district of central Idaho that are encompassed by its Golden Meadows Project. Midas Gold recognizes that "mining done right", by taking care of the environment, providing sustainable economic opportunities and partnering with our communities, is the key to our successes at all stages of development, including the current exploration and possible future mining of the project.