Category: National Team: Long Track

Canada captures silver medals in 500m and Team Pursuit at World Cup Tomaszów Mazowiecki

Dubreuil skates a season’s fastest time in 500m; Maltais, Blondin and Lamarche reach podium in Team Pursuit TOMASZÓW MAZOWIECKI, POLAND – The second day of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating Tomaszów Mazowiecki wraps up with two silver medals for Canada.  Laurent Dubreuil (Lévis, Que.) finished second out of 20 competitors in the men’s 500m,… Read more »

Carolina Hiller, Maddison Pearman and Ivanie Blondin race to Team Sprint bronze medal at World Cup in Norway

Valérie Maltais narrowly misses 5000m podium with fourth-place finish STAVANGER, NORWAY – The trio of Carolina Hiller, Maddison Pearman and Ivanie Blondin raced to a bronze medal in the women’s Team Sprint on Sunday, earning the Canadian long track team its third medal at ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Stavanger. Hiller (Prince-George, B.C.), Pearman… 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 »

Isabelle Weidemann withdraws from European World Cups to focus on World Championship preparations

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Canada’s Isabelle Weidemann has withdrawn her participation from a pair of upcoming World Cup stops in Norway and Poland. She will head home to Canada to ensure an optimal preparation for the remainder of the international season, which concludes this coming February with the ISU World Speed Skating Championships on home ice in… Read more »