Canadian Tire Family of Companies Congratulate Sport Chek-Employee on Cheer-Worthy Women's Ski Jump Performance at Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games
Feb. 11, 2014
/CNW/ - As premiere national partners of the Canadian Olympic Team, Sport Chek, Sports Experts and Canadian Tire congratulate
on her 12
place finish in the inaugural Women's Ski Jumping competition. Tanaka, a Sports Chek employee, was ranked 28
in the world leading into the Games and second in
Tanaka works at the Sport Chek store at the Crawford Crossing Shopping Centre and trains at the Canadian Olympic Park. She previously competed for
until the International Olympic Committee announced that Women's Ski Jumping would be introduced at Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Tanaka decided she wanted to represent
in the current World Cup circuit and at Sochi 2014, and accepted a position at Sport Chek because it offered her flexible work hours around her busy training schedule. Her colleagues at the store and at home office could not be more proud of her accomplishments.
Proud supporters of the Canadian Olympic Team, Canadian Tire, Sport Chek and Sports Experts are passionate about sports because it has been part of its DNA for 90 years. The Family of Companies has everything athletes of all skill and enthusiasm levels need to be involved in their favourite sport whether it's families or friends playing together or athletes pushing themselves to new accomplishments.
About Canadian Tire Corporation
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (TSX:CTC.a) (TSX:CTC) is a Family of Companies that includes Canadian Tire Retail, PartSource, Gas+, FGL Sports (Sport Chek, Hockey Experts, Sports Experts, Pro Hockey Life, National Sports, S3 and Atmosphere), Mark's, Canadian Tire Financial Services, and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities. With more than 1,700 retail and gasoline outlets from coast-to-coast, our primary retail business categories - Automotive, Living, Fixing, Playing and Apparel - are supported and strengthened by our Financial Services division. More than 85,000 people are employed across the Canadian Tire enterprise, which was founded in 1922 and remains one of
most recognized and trusted brands. Canadian Tire Retail, Sport Chek and Sports Experts are proud to be Premier National Partners of the Canadian Olympic Team. For more information, visit
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