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Skating outdoors with François-Louis Tremblay

Refrigerated skating path in Parc Jean Drapeau (by Gilles Proulx).jpgLace up your skates!  Parc-Jean-Drapeau in Montreal unveils its refrigerated skating path this weekend at the Fete-Des-Neiges. 

But if you're going there today and plan on skating on the path, you may need to catch up with our next guest. Former short-track speed skater François-Louis Tremblay will be on the path!

François-Louis Tremblay in action.jpgFrançois-Louis Tremblay has won 5 Olympic medals and many world championship medals, including a gold medal from the Vancouver Olympics in the relay. 

He'll be taking the slow lane on the new refrigerated skating path, along with fellow Olympian Mathieu Turcotte later today. François-Louis Tremblay joins Sonali Karnick in studio.

 

(Photo, at top: refrigerated skating track at Parc Jean-Drapeau; submitted by Fête des neiges; by Gilles Proulx)

(Photo, below of François-Louis Tremblay at Saguenay World Cup, 2011. Submitted by Fête des Neiges; credit:  photosports.ca.)

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