Field Hockey Canada > Photos: Off-day trip to Christ the Redeemer in Rio

Canada’s Olympic men’s field hockey team took advantage of an off-day in Rio in the lead up to the 2016 Olympic Games by visit the Christ the Redeemer statue.

The popular tourist attraction is located at the peak of the 2,300 ft Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park and overlooks the city of Rio.

Check out first person photos from the team excursion:


#selfietime with the @fhc_mnt boys! #Rio #olympics #christtheredeemer

A photo posted by Mark Pearson (@markajp19) on

Up high with the big guy #cristoredentor #riodejaneiro

A photo posted by Matt Guest (@guesty2626) on


Classic day off in Rio sightseeing trip. #redcaribou #jointheherd #teamcanada #christtheredeemer

A photo posted by matthew sarmento (@sarmy21) on