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Friday, 22 February 2008





This week World Cup Skiing on 4 comes from the resort of Whistler which will host events in 2010 when the Winter Olympics arrives in Vancouver. Nick Fellows will present the programme from different locations throughout the city which will provide viewers with a tour of Vancouver and its Olympic venues


Nick Fellows is joined by the Head of the Canadian Ski Federation and former Crazy Canuck, Ken Read. Ken will be in4.gif the commentary box with Nick to provide expert analysis during the Women's Downhill.

Aside from the daring race action the main feature this week will be a look at the Canadian Speed Queens, Kelly Vanderbeek, Emily Brydon and Britt Jaynk who are taking the Women's World Cup by storm.

Snow Patrol will provide viewers with a round up of the latest news from the world of wintersport.

Chemmy Alcott will be on hand with fitness advice to get viewers into shape before hitting the slopes in her Fit to Ski section and after good results in training we also expect to see her on form in the downhill race itself.

On Monday night our Alpine Highlights programme will not only bring you an extended version of the women's downhill but also action from the Men's Super G which takes place the day before. Once again Ken Read will join Nick Fellows in the commentary box

On Tuesday night Nick Fellows presents the Nordic World Cup programme which features classic sprints from Otepaa, Estonia and also ski jumping from Sapporo, Japan. Our Nordic expert, Patrick Winterton provides commentary.

The week comes to a close on Friday with our Snowboard and Freestyle programme which includes aerials action from Cypress Mountain and a review of the snowboarding World Cup season so far. Former British Freestyle Champion Raz Cobbing commentates.



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