Sochi 2014: Alberta athletes in action Saturday

Here's a look at the Alberta athletes that will be competing in Sochi at the 2014 Winter Olympics overnight and into Saturday morning.

Bobsled, skiing athletes in the spotlight

Canadian pilot Justin Kripps will have three new brakemen when he begins his medal drive in the men’s four-man bobsled event Saturday. (Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images)

Here's a look at the Alberta athletes that will be competing in Sochi at the 2014 Winter Olympics overnight and into Saturday morning.

Click on each athlete's name to see their full profile. 


Trevor Philp

Event: Alpine skiing - men’s slalom

Event time: 5:15 a.m. MT on Sportsnet and 5:45 a.m. MT on CBC TV.

Currently lives in Calgary.

Twitter: @TrevorPhilp


Brad Spence

Event: Alpine skiing - men’s slalom

Event time: 5:15 a.m. MT on Sportsnet and 5:45 a.m. MT on CBC TV.

Currently lives in Calgary.

Twitter: @BradCSpence


Chris Spring

Event: Four-man bobsled - Runs 1 and  2 (Canada 1 team)

Event time: 9:15 a.m. MT on Sportsnet (Runs 1 and 2) and 11 a.m. MT on CBC TV (Run 2 only).

Currently lives in Calgary.

Twitter: @BobTeamSpring


Bryan Barnett

Event: Four-man bobsled - Runs 1 and  2 (Canada 1 team)

Event time: 9:15 a.m. MT on Sportsnet (Runs 1 and 2) and 11 a.m. MT on CBC TV (Run 2 only).

Currently lives in Edmonton.

Twitter: n/a


David Bissett

Event: Four-man bobsled - Runs 1 and  2. (Canada 2 team)

Event time: 9:15 a.m. MT on Sportsnet (Runs 1 and 2) and 11 a.m. MT on CBC TV (Run 2 only).

Currently lives in Edmonton.

Twitter: n/a


Lascelles Brown

Event: Four-man bobsled - Runs 1 and  2 (Canada 2 team)

Event time: 9:15 a.m. MT on Sportsnet (Runs 1 and 2) and 11 a.m. MT on CBC TV (Run 2 only).

Currently lives in Calgary.

Twitter: n/a


Neville Wright

Event: Four-man bobsled - Runs 1 and  2. (Canada 2 team)

Event time: 9:15 a.m. MT on Sportsnet (Runs 1 and 2) and 11 a.m. MT on CBC TV (Run 2 only).

Currently lives in Edmonton.

Twitter: @Wright_Neville


Lyndon Rush

Event: Four-man bobsled - Runs 1 and  2 (Canada 2 team)

Event time: 9:15 a.m. MT on Sportsnet (Runs 1 and 2) and 11 a.m. MT on CBC TV (Run 2 only).

Currently lives in Sylvan Lake.

Twitter: @Goldrush781


Nathan Smith

Event: Biathlon - Men's 4x7.5 kilometre relay

Event time: 7:15 a.m. MT on Sportsnet

C​urrently resides in Calgary.

Twitter: n/a


Brendan Green

Event: Biathlon - Men's 4x7.5 kilometre relay

Event time: 7:15 a.m. MT on Sportsnet

C​urrently resides in Canmore.

Twitter: @brendanjgreen


Scott Perras

Event: Biathlon - Men's 4x7.5 kilometre relay

Event time: 7:15 a.m. MT on Sportsnet

C​urrently resides in Canmore.

Twitter: @MrPerras