Author: Lea Sheffield

Speed Skating Canada unveils full list of annual award winners from 2022-23 season

Kalyna Roberge and Jacques Gregoire inducted into Hall of Fame; Hayden Mayeur selected as Community Champion of the Year OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Over the past few months, Speed Skating Canada has been busy presenting annual awards to variety of deserving recipients from across the Canadian speed skating community. This year’s Hall of Fame inductees –… Read more »

Ted-Jan Bloemen races to silver in the 10,000m at World Cup in Stavanger 

Laurent Dubreuil and Ivanie Blondin reach top-10 in 500m and 1,500m  STAVANGER, NORWAY – Ted-Jan Bloemen won the silver medal in the first 10,000m event of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating season, finishing second in the longest distance on Saturday in Stavanger.  After a pair of fourth-place results in the 5000m to kick-off the… Read more »

Valérie Maltais captures silver medal in Mass Start at World Cup in Norway  

Ivanie Blondin claims top-10 finish in the 1000m  STAVANGER, NORWAY – Valérie Maltais earned Canada’s lone medal on the opening day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Stavanger, racing to a silver medal in the women’s Mass Start.  Maltais (La Baie, Que.) finished the race in second place out of 16 skaters with… Read more »

Gabriel Jones and Miao Qi Crowned Canadian Junior Short Track Champions 

Results set the stage for naming of Canada’s team for the World Junior Championships and Youth Olympic Games   CALGARY, ALBERTA – Quebec’s Miao Qi and Gabriel Jones were crowned Canadian Junior Short Track Champions at the Olympic Oval in Calgary last weekend. Each skater earned the most points among their respective fields of 40 skaters… Read more »