Category: National Team: Long Track

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.

Mass Start silver medal for Ivanie Blondin at World Cup in Poland

Ottawa’s Ivanie Blondin continued her winning ways in the Mass Start on Sunday by reaching her fourth World Cup podium of the season in the distance, bringing home a silver medal to earn Canada’s third medal of the weekend.