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Canada’s Best Long Track Skaters Ready to Compete on Home Ice in Calgary

Six Albertans to skate in front of family and friends during ISU World Cup at the Olympic Oval

CALGARY, ALBERTA – In just two short weeks, 27 Canadian long track skaters will be in action on home ice at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Calgary. The racing will take place at the Olympic Oval from February 7-8.

Canadian Long Track Team Announced for Inaugural ISU Four Continents Championships

Fifteen Canadian skaters will travel to Milwaukee for the first edition of international competition

CALGARY, ALBERTA – A group of fifteen Canadian long track skaters, comprised mainly of NextGen athletes, are set to compete at the inaugural ISU Four Continents Speed Skating Championships from January 31 to February 2 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Eight Long Track Skaters Selected to Represent Canada at ISU World Junior Championships in Poland

Team includes three skaters from Quebec and Alberta, one each from Manitoba and British Columbia

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Speed Skating Canada is proud to announce the long track skaters selected to represent Canada at the upcoming ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland. 

Steven Dubois and Courtney Sarault Reach Overall Podium at ISU Four Continents Championships

Dubois finishes second overall and Sarault third overall; men’s and women’s relay teams both capture silver medals

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Steven Dubois and Courtney Sarault both reach the overall podium at the inaugural ISU Four Continents Short Track Championships in Montreal on Sunday, with Dubois coming second overall on the men’s side and Sarault third overall on the women’s side.

Steven Dubois Wins Two Silver Medals to Open Inaugural ISU Four Continents Championships

Alyson Charles and Courtney Sarault both reach podium in women’s 500m

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – A trio of Canadians – Steven Dubois, Alyson Charles and Courtney Sarault – reached the podium on Saturday at the inaugural ISU Four Continents Short Track Championships in Montreal. Dubois won silver in both the men’s 500m and 1500m, while Charles earned silver and Sarault bronze in the women’s 500m.

Danaé Blais to Replace Injured Kim Boutin at ISU Four Continents Championships

Boutin withdrawn from Montreal competition as precautionary measure after knee injury

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Danaé Blais has been added to the Canadian team for the upcoming ISU Four Continents Short Track Championships in Montreal, replacing injured teammate Kim Boutin, who has been withdrawn from the competition as a precautionary measure.

Alexa Scott and Frank Roth Earn Top Spots at Canadian Junior Long Track Championships

Canada’s team for the ISU World Junior Championships in Poland to be named in the coming weeks

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Alexa Scott of Clandeboye, Man. and Frank Roth of Calgary, Alta. were crowned Canadian Junior Long Track Champions this past weekend in Calgary at the national championship presented by Intact Insurance. The overall titles earned them each a spot on the ISU World Junior Championships team, where they will be joined by a minimum of three additional skaters per gender.

Canadian Team Named for ISU Four Continents Short Track Championships

Skaters kick off New Year with international competition from January 10-12 in Montreal

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Speed Skating Canada is proud to announce the athletes nominated to represent Canada at the first-ever ISU Four Continents Short Track Championships from January 10-12 in Montreal. Ten of Canada’s best short track skaters will hit the ice at the Maurice-Richard Arena against competitors from North America, South America, Asia and Oceania.

Ladies Team Pursuit Earns Silver Medal and Overall World Cup Victory

Laurent Dubreuil and Ted-Jan Bloemen skate to fourth-place finishes

NAGANO, JAPAN – Ivanie Blondin, Isabelle Weidemann and Valérie Maltais stepped onto the podium for the third straight Team Pursuit on the World Cup Speed Skating circuit, capturing the silver medal in Nagano on Sunday. The medal also secured the Canadian team a first-place overall ranking in the World Cup standings for the event.

Ivanie Blondin Wins Fifth Consecutive Gold Medal at World Cup Speed Skating

 

Isabelle Weidemann also on the 3000m podium; Men’s Team Pursuit takes home bronze

NAGANO, JAPAN - Ivanie Blondin has proven unbeatable over five races on the World Cup Speed Skating circuit, winning the gold medal in each event that she has contested during the last two competitions. In an unparalleled display of consistency, all five wins have come in different disciplines - the 5000m, 1500m, Team Pursuit, Mass Start and, after Saturday’s races in Nagano, the 3000m.