A record-breaking day for long track at the Canada Winter Games

The second day of long track speed skating at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta saw 30 medals handed out to 25 competitors who set three new Canada Winter Games (CWG) records and four new track records!

The distances raced on February 17 were the 500m and the team pursuit. In the 500m, competitors race two races - one in each lane (outer and inner) - to create an even playing field due to the varying difficulties of skating a smaller or larger radius in the last corner.

Second Consecutive Eighth-Place Finish for Scott at World Junior Championship

Scott finishes eighth in the ladies 1000m; Jelonek, Deibert and Howe crack top 15

BASELGA DI PINE, ITALY – Manitoba’s Alexa Scott earned her second consecutive top 10 result at the 2019 ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships in Italy, finishing eighth in the ladies 1000m on Saturday.

Scott Earns Top 10 on Opening Day of World Junior Championships in Italy

Scott finishes eighth in the ladies 1500m; Howe, Marcotte and Roth crack top 15 on men’s side

BASELGA DI PINE, ITALY – Alexa Scott was the top Canadian long track skater on opening day of the 2019 ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships in Baselga di Pine, earning an eighth-place finish in the ladies 1500m.

Canada’s Junior Long Trackers in Italy This Weekend For World Junior Championships

Outdoor rink in Baselga di Pine set to welcome the world’s best junior skaters

BASELGA DI PINE, ITALY – Canada’s junior long track team is set to hit the ice this weekend for the 2019 ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships, which will take place from February 15-17 on the outdoor Ice Rink Piné in Baselga di Pine, Italy.

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Blondin Wins Silver in Ladies’ Mass Start at Long Track World Championships

Gélinas-Beaulieu earns top 10 result in men’s 1500m

INZELL, GERMANY – Ivanie Blondin reached the podium at the 2019 ISU World Single Distance Championships with a silver medal performance in the ladies’ mass start on Sunday in Inzell, Germany. It was the second medal for Canada at the competition, having also won silver in the ladies’ team sprint and earned nine top 10 results.

Boutin captures gold as Canadians earn four medals at World Cup Short Track

Kim Boutin captured her first individual gold medal of the season Sunday, finding herself on the podium in the ladies 1000m with bronze medalist and teammate Alyson Charles at the ISU World Cup Short Track in Torino, Italy. 

Weidemann, Blondin and Fish Earn Top 10 Results at World Single Distance Championships

Weideman 4th and Blondin 6th in ladies’ 5000m; Fish 7th in men’s 10,000m 

INZELL, GERMANY – Isabelle Weidemann, Ivanie Blondin and Graeme Fish all earned top 10 results on the third day of competition at the 2019 ISU World Single Distance Championships in Inzell, Germany.

Three Bronze Medals for Canadian Speed Skaters at World Cup Short Track

Cédrik Blais, Kim Boutin and Steven Dubois find the podium in Italy

TORINO, ITALY – Cédrik Blais earned his second consecutive bronze medal in the men’s 500m at the 2019 ISU World Cup Short Track in Italy on Saturday, repeating his first-ever podium performance from last weekend’s event in Germany.

Canada Edged Off Podium in Team Pursuit Races at World Championships

Team Pursuit ladies finish 4th and men 5th; McLean earns top 10 finish in ladies 500m

INZELL, GERMANY – Canada narrowly missed out on a pair of podium finishes in the team pursuit races at the 2019 ISU World Single Distance Championships in Germany, with the ladies’ and men’s teams earning a fourth and fifth place finishes, respectively.