VIDEO B-ROLL AVAILABLE VIA CNW - Alpine World Cup skiers have some fun in the winter playground of Banff / Lake Louise ahead of FIS Ski World Cup

Nov 27, 2010, 07:00 ET from Canadian Tourism Commission

VANCOUVER, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ - As preparations are underway for the Men's FIS Ski World Cup this Saturday in Lake Louise, Alberta, competing athletes took a moment to enjoy the scenic beauty and winter activities the mountain playground of Banff National Park has to offer.

Video package includes footage of FIS Ski World Cup athletes enjoying a casual game of ice hockey on Lake Louise, and establishing shots of the winter conditions at Banff National Park. Package also contains testimonials on favourite activities in Canada's Rocky Mountains from German ski coach Karlheinz Waibel (Charlie Cartwright) (English and German), French skiers Gauthier de Tessière, Guillermo Fayed, Adrien Theaux and Johan Clarey (French), Austrian skier Andreas Buder (English and German), Croatian skier Ivica Kostelic (English & Croatian), and Czech skier Tomas Bank (English & Czech). 

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