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.
Category: National Team: Long Track
Canada to host five international speed skating events in 2023-24
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.
Ted-Jan Bloemen skates to World Championship bronze medal in 10,000m
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.
Ivanie Blondin wins Mass Start silver medal at World Championships in Heerenveen
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.
Weidemann, Blondin and Maltais capture Team Pursuit title at World Championships in the Netherlands
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.
Canada wins men’s and women’s Team Sprint titles at World Championships in Heerenveen
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.
Canadian long track speed skaters ready for season-ending World Championships in the Netherlands
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 »
Valérie Maltais and Ivanie Blondin make Mass Start history at World Cup in Poland
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 women earn Team Sprint silver at World Cup in Poland
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.
Canadian men race to long awaited Team Sprint gold medal at World Cup in Poland
Canada reached the top step of the men’s Team Sprint podium for the first time in five seasons on Friday, as Anders Johnson, Laurent Dubreuil and Antoine Gélinas-Beaulieu raced to gold at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Poland.