National Team | Long Track
One of the most decorated junior level skaters of the past decade, Tyson Langelaar has quickly risen the ranks to become a middle distance contender on the international stage.
A native of Winnipeg, Langelaar captured six World Junior Championship medals from 2016 to 2018, finishing on the overall podium in bronze medal position in 2017 and earning the title of vice-champion in 2018. He has also won an impressive six medals for Team Manitoba at the Canada Winter Games, including four gold at the 2019 event in Red Deer.
Langelaar made his World Cup debut during the 2018-2019 season and won three medals the following season, silver and bronze as a member of the Team Pursuit and bronze in the Team Sprint. He participated in both the World Allround Championships and World Single Distance Championships that season as well, falling just short of a Team Pursuit medal with a fourth-place result.
Langelaar was named Speed Skating Canada’s long track Rising Star in 2017 and received the Roland Michener Award at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, given to the athlete who exemplifies leadership, cooperation and excellence during the Games.