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Fast Ice Awaits Canada’s Short Track Team at World Cup in Salt Lake City

Danaé Blais will make her World Cup debut, joining a team that captured four medals and broke three Canadian records last weekend in Calgary 

SALT LAKE CITY, USA – Canada’s short track skaters have left the comforts of home and are ready to hit the ice tomorrow in Salt Lake City, Utah for the 2018 ISU World Cup Short Track #2. The event runs from November 9-11 at the Utah Olympic Oval. 

Canada Names Long Track Team for ISU World Cup Circuit

Eleven skaters, including eight Olympians, kick-off the season next weekend in Japan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Speed Skating Canada is pleased to announce the long track skaters nominated to represent Canada at this season’s ISU World Cups. A total of 11 skaters will travel to Japan later this month and compete in Obihiro from November 16-18 and in Tomakoma November 23-25. They will be joined by five additional skaters in December for events in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland and Heerenveen, Netherlands.

Alyson Charles Wins Second Straight 500m Bronze, Relay Teams Set New Canadian Records

Charles wins second bronze in the 500m; Ladies Relay sets new Canadian record in bronze medal performance 

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Alyson Charles won a second consecutive 500m bronze medal on Sunday at the 2018 ISU World Cup Short Track in Calgary, while the Canadian ladies relay team established a new Canadian record, a performance that also earned them bronze. The men’s relay team also set a Canadian new record, but finished fourth overall.

Courtney Sarault and Alyson Charles Find Podium in World Cup Debut

Sarault claims silver in the 1500m; Charles takes home bronze in the 500m 

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Courtney Sarault and Alyson Charles both found the podium at the 2018 ISU World Cup Short Track in Calgary on Saturday, the first World Cup of their respective careers. Sarault claimed silver after a photo finish in the Ladies 1500m, while Charles avoided a wipe out on the final lap to earn bronze in the Ladies 500m(1).

Dubois Breaks Canadian 500m Record on Opening Day of the ISU World Cup Short Track in Calgary

Canada advances to semis in World Cup debut of mixed gender relay

CALGARY, ALBERTA – History was made on the opening day of the 2018 ISU World Cup Short Track in Calgary, Alberta as Steven Dubois of Lachenaie, QC etched his name into the record books with a new Canadian record in the 500m. Canada also qualified for the semi-finals in the mixed gender relay, a discipline that made its World Cup debut on Friday at the Olympic Oval.

Calgary Set to Host ISU World Cup Short Track at Olympic Oval

Five Canadian women, along with Mixed Gender Relay, to make their World Cup debut

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Speed Skating Canada will welcome over 175 short track speed skaters from 27 different countries to Calgary, Alberta this weekend for the 2018 ISU World Cup Short Track #1, the first competition of the international season. The event runs from November 2-4 at the Olympic Oval.

Eight Different Long Track Skaters Earn National Titles at 2018 Canadian Single Distance Championship

Isabelle Weidemann leads the way with three titles, Ivanie Blondin and Laurent Dubreuil claim two each

CALGARY, ALBERTA – A total of 12 national titles were handed out to 8 different skaters during the 2018 Canadian Single Distance Championships, which was held over the past four days at the Olympic Oval in Calgary, Alberta.

Canada Names Short Track Team for ISU World Cups in Calgary and Salt Lake City

Five female skaters set to make their ISU World Cup debut on home soil in Calgary 

Speed Skating Canada is pleased to announce the short track athletes nominated to represent Canada at the first two ISU World Cups of the 2018-2019 season. These 12 skaters will hit the ice from November 2-4 in Calgary, Alberta and from November 9-11 in Salt Lake City, U.S.A.

Samuel Girard and Jamie Macdonald crowned 2018-19 Canadian Champions in short track speed skating

Charles Hamelin, Pascal Dion, Alyson Charles and Courtney Sarault also find spots on team that will represent Canada on the World Cup circuit

Samuel Girard of Ferland-et-Boilleau, QC and Jamie Macdonald Fort St. James, BC collected the most total points based on the results of their top two distances to capture the title of Canadian Champion.

Speed Skating Canada introduces its 2018-19 Short Track National Teams

Athletes gear up for competition at this weekend’s Canadian Championships in Montreal 

Speed Skating Canada is pleased to introduce the athletes who have been named to its Short Track National Teams for 2018-2019, ahead of new season which begins with the Canadian Short Track Championships at the Maurice-Richard Arena in Montreal from September 21-23.

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