|Location:||Whistler Village, Canada|
The Whistler Sliding Centre, located in British Columbia, Canada is a luge, skeleton and bobsleigh track. It is located at a distance of 128 km from the capital city of Vancouver. This particular venue is a part of a resort named as "Whistler Blackcomb", situated at the lowest mountain slope of the Blackcomb Mountain. The venue has hosted the luge, skeleton and bobsleigh competitions during the Winter Olympics that was held in the year 2010. The construction of the venue started in the year 2005, although it was planned and designed in 2004. The construction was completed by the end of December 2006. The track was first used by Justin Kripps and Pierre Lueders of Canada who ran on the track on 19th December 2007. In the year 2008, training runs took place which was organized for the preparation of the World Cup competition for luge, skeleton, and bobsleigh, held in the year 2009.