Sochi 2014: Alberta athletes in action Thursday

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

Cross-country, skeleton, speed skating and luge on the agenda

A Canadian fans cheer in the finish area during the Women's Luge Singles on Day 4 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki in Sochi. (Alexander Hassenstein/Getty)

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

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


Amanda Amarr

Event: Cross-country women's 10-kilometre classic

Event time: 

  • Live on Sportsnet at 3:30 a.m. MT

Currently lives in Onoway.

Twitter: n/a


Sam Edney

Event: Luge team relay

Event time:

  • Live on Sportsnet at 9 a.m. MT 
  • Replay on CBC TV at 1 p.m.

Currently lives in Calgary.

Twitter: @samueledney


Daria Gaiazova

​Event: Cross-country women's 10-kilometre classic

Event time: 

  • Live on Sportsnet at 3:30 a.m. MT

Currently resides in Banff.

Twitter: n/a


Alex Gough

Event: Luge team relay

Event time: 

  • Live on Sportsnet at 9 a.m. MT.
  • Replay on CBC TV at 1 p.m.​

Currently resides in Calgary.

Twitter: @AlexGoughLuge


Melissa Hollingsworth

Event: Women's skeleton 

Event time:

  • First run at 12:30 a.m. MT on CBC TV. 
  • Second run at 1:40 a.m. on CBC TV.

Currently resides in Eckville.

Twitter: n/a


Kaylin Irvine

​Event: Speed skating women's 1000 metre

Event time:

  • Live on TSN 2 at 7 a.m. MT
  • Replay on CBC at 8:00 a.m.

Currently resides in Calgary.

Twitter: @AppositeKay


Sarah Reid

Event: Women's skeleton 

Event time:

  • First run at 12:30 a.m. MT on CBC TV. 
  • Second run at 1:40 a.m. on CBC TV.

Currently resides in Calgary.

Twitter: @Skelly_Rider


Justin Snith

Event: Luge team relay

Event time: 

  • Live on Sportsnet at 9 a.m. MT
  • Replay on CBC TV at 1 p.m.​

Currently lives in Calgary. 

Twitter: @JustinSnith


Tristan Walker

Event: Luge team relay

Event time:

  • Live on Sportsnet at 9 a.m. MT
  • Replay on CBC TV at 1 p.m.

Currently lives in Calgary. 

Twitter: @TristanLuge


Heidi Widmer

Event: Cross-country 10-kilometre classic

Event time:

  • Live on Sportsnet at 3:30 a.m. MT

Currently lives in Banff.

​Twitter: @HWiddy


Danielle Wotherspoon

​Event: Speed skating women's 1000 metre

Event time:

  • Live on TSN 2 at 7 a.m. MT
  • Replay on CBC at 8 a.m. MT

Currently lives in Red Deer.

Twitter: n/a