Speed Skating Canada unveils the 38 long track skaters that have been selected to its National and NextGen teams for the upcoming 2023-24 season.
Category: National Team: Long Track
Renée Steenge and David La Rue were selected as this year’s recipients of the Peter Williamson Memorial Bursary, given to promising skaters who best combine athletic and scholastic achievements.
Canadians in four different cities will get the chance to watch the country’s top speed skaters in action during the 2023-24 season, as the International Skating Union announced its World Cup and Championship calendar on Wednesday.
Canada’s Ted-Jan Bloemen won bronze in the men’s 10,000m at the ISU World Speed Skating Championships in Heerenveen on Sunday, elevating his country’s weekend medal total to six.
Ottawa’s Ivanie Blondin sprinted to a silver medal in the women’s Mass Start at the ISU World Speed Skating Championships in Heerenveen on Saturday, winning Canada’s sixth medal of the competition.
After four seasons of competing together, the women’s Team Pursuit squad of Isabelle Weidemann, Ivanie Blondin and Valérie Maltais finally captured their elusive World Championship title on Friday in Heereveen, albeit in bittersweet fashion.
It was a golden day for Canada at the ISU World Speed Skating Championships in Heerenveen, as both the men’s and women’s squads were crowned Team Sprint world champions to kick off the season-ending competition.
18 skaters set to represent Canada in Heerenveen from March 2-5 HEERENVEEN, NETHERLANDS – Canada’s long track speed skaters kick off their final competition of the international season this weekend in the Netherlands, as the legendary Thialf ice arena in Heerenveen welcomes the 2023 ISU World Speed Skating Championships from March 2-5. Eighteen Canadians will… Read more »
It was a historic double podium for Canada in the women’s Mass Start on Sunday, as teammates Valérie Maltais and Ivanie Blondin won silver and bronze, respectively, to finish off the World Cup season in Poland. It marked the first time in World Cup history that Canada had two skaters on the podium in the distance.
Canadian speed skaters Ivanie Blondin, Brooklyn McDougall and Carolina Hiller raced to their third World Cup silver medal of the season in the Team Sprint on Saturday in Poland.