Vancouver native and Breakfast Television host, Riaz Meghji, was this year's event emcee.
Visit www.canadiancheeserolling.ca for race results from the Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival. High resolution photos and video footage from the event can also be downloaded through the web site's newsroom as of August 18 th at noon EST.
About Canadian Cheese Cheese is a staple food in the Canadian diet, with 98 per cent of Canadians eating cheese regularly. The cheese making industry is one of Canada's oldest, dating back nearly as far as the fur trade.
About Dairy Farmers of Canada Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) strives to create favourable conditions for the Canadian dairy industry, today and in the future. DFC works to maintain policies that foster the viability of Canadian dairy producers and to promote quality Canadian dairy products made from 100% Canadian milk as part of a healthy balanced diet. DFC is completely funded by dairy farmers.SOURCE Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) Video with caption: "Video: Thousands of cheese lovers gathered together in Whistler, British Columbia, for the sixth Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival. The much anticipated festival featured cheese rolling races, a costume contest and other fun activities for the whole family. www.CanadianCheeseRolling.ca". Video available at: http://stream1.newswire.ca/cgi-bin/playback.cgi?file=20130818_C6685_VIDEO_EN_29944.mp4&posterurl=http://photos.newswire.ca/images/20130818_C6685_PHOTO_EN_29944.jpg&clientName=Dairy%20Farmers%20of%20Canada%20%28DFC%29&caption=Video%3A%20Thousands%20of%20cheese%20lovers%20gathered%20together%20in%20Whistler%2C%20British%20Columbia%2C%20for%20the%20sixth%20Canadian%20Cheese%20Rolling%20Festival%2E%20The%20much%20anticipated%20festival%20featured%20cheese%20rolling%20races%2C%20a%20costume%20contest%20and%20other%20fun%20activities%20for%20the%20whole%20family%2E%20www%2ECanadianCheeseRolling%2Eca&title=DAIRY%20FARMERS%20OF%20CANADA%20%28DFC%29%20%2D%20Canadian%20Cheese%20Rolling%20Festival&headline=Jack%20And%20Jill%20Went%20Up%20The%20Hill%26%23x2026%3B%20To%20Chase%20A%20Wheel%20Of%20Cheese Image with caption: "Over 11,000 cheese lovers had the opportunity to taste delicious samples of Canadian cheese made by 10 cheese makers from across the country at the sixth edition of the Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival, hosted by Dairy Farmers of Canada. Visit www.CanadianCheeseRolling.ca for more information. (CNW Group/Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC))". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130818_C6685_PHOTO_EN_29942.jpg Image with caption: "More than 160 ambitious competitors took part in the sixth edition of the Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival, hosted by Dairy Farmers of Canada. Visit www.CanadianCheeseRolling.ca for more information. (CNW Group/Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC))". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130818_C6685_PHOTO_EN_29943.jpg