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Olympians Samuel Girard and Kasandra Bradette Announce Retirement from Short Track Speed Skating

Girard won 1000m gold and 5000m relay bronze at 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang

SAGUENAY, QUEBEC – Canadian Olympic short track speed skaters Samuel Girard and Kasandra Bradette officially announced their retirement from competitive skating this afternoon.

ISU Development Commission Support for Transition from Skater to Coach, Official or Administrator

The ISU Development Commission announces the continuation in 2019 of the initiative to support skaters of all disciplines who have retired within the last 4 seasons and who wish to establish themselves as coaches, officials, administrators or any other appropriate function connected to skating.

Job Posting: Intern, Administrative Support

Speed Skating Canada, the national governing body for the sport of speed skating in Canada, is looking to fill the summer student position of Intern, Administrative Support.

Nominations Being Accepted for Speed Skating Canada’s Annual Awards Program

Members of the Canadian speed skating community have until April 22, 2019 to submit their nominations for the 2019 Speed Skating Canada Awards Program

The awards that make up this program are presented annually to recognize significant contributions and achievements by some of our sport’s most dedicated stakeholders̶from athletes and coaches, to officials, volunteers and partners.

Call for Nominations: SSC Board of Directors

The Speed Skating Canada (SSC) 2019 Nominations Committee invites members to submit nominations for positions on the SSC Board of Directors. Elected members will have the opportunity to positively impact the Canadian speed skating community and the future of our sport across the country.

The following positions are available.

Job Posting: Senior Coordinator, Events

Speed Skating Canada (SSC), the national governing body for the sport of speed skating in Canada, is looking for an enthusiastic individual for the newly created position of Senior Coordinator, Events.

Ivanie Blondin races to mass start bronze at ISU World Cup Final

McLean and Dubreuil finish season ranked eleventh in 500m

SALT LAKE CITY, USA - On the last international racing day of the long track speed skating season, Ivanie Blondin of Ottawa, Ont. captured a bronze medal in the mass start at the ISU World Cup Final in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Blondin worked with her teammate and fellow Ottawa native Isabelle Weidemann to lead the pack throughout the race. In a sprint to the finish, Blondin was passed by Irene Schouten of the Netherlands and Korea’s Bo-Reum Kim to finish in a time of 8:00.540 and take the bronze.

Triple bronze for Kim Boutin at World Short Track Championships

Podium finish in 1000m earns Boutin third overall ranking; ladies relay skates to bronze medal

SOFIA, BULGARIA - Kim Boutin captured a third-place overall finish at the 2019 ISU World Short Track Championships on Sunday, skating to bronze in the 1000m and sixth in the 3000m super final to earn a cumulative total of 37 points. She then led the Canadian team back to the podium in the ladies relay.

Bloemen earns bronze in men’s 5000m at World Cup Final in Salt Lake City

Weidemann finishes fourth overall in long-distances for the 2018-19 season

SALT LAKE CITY, USA Ted-Jan Bloemen earned a bronze medal in the mens 5000m, coming up with his third top-3 result in less than two months, on the first day of the

Boutin and Girard skate to 1500m silver at World Short Track Championships

Ladies relay team advances to finals; 1000m medals on the line Sunday

SOFIA, BULGARIA – It was a double silver medal day for Canada at the ISU World Short Track Championships on Saturday, as Kim Boutin and Samuel Girard both skated to second place finishes in the 1500m. Both sit third in the overall World Championships classification after two distances.