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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.

Intact Insurance awards $40,000 to Canadian speed skating clubs via Podium Tracker program

The 2017-2018 season marked the eighth year of this program, which has to date donated a total of $370,000 to speed skating clubs across Canada.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Speed Skating Canada’s major sponsor, Intact Insurance, announced today the seven Canadian speed skating clubs that will share this year’s Podium Tracker total prize amount of $40,000.

Valérie Maltais officially moves on from short track to long track

Maltais is following in the footsteps of Olivier Jean who, after the 2014 Olympic Games held in Sochi, had also decided to move on to long track from short track.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – After representing Canada for more than a decade in short track speed skating at the international level, Valérie Maltais, who won a silver medal in relay at the 2014 Olympic Games, has officially moved on to long track.

Vincent De Haître follows in the footsteps of Clara Hughes

The Olympian and long track speed skater will represent Canada at the Pan American Track Cycling Championships

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - A few months after representing Canada in long track speed skating in his second career Olympic Games in PyeongChang, Vincent De Haître will now move on to another kind of track as he wears the Canadian jersey at the Pan American Track Cycling Championships set to be held August 29 to September 2 in Aguascalientes, Mexico.

Speed Skating Canada unveils 2018-2019 national competitions calendar

Campbellton, Fort St. John, Grande Prairie, Laval, Sherbrooke and Winnipeg among host cities


OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Speed Skating Canada today unveiled its 2018-2019 national competitions calendar for both short track and long track. The schedule highlights important changes to the competition structure for the Canadian speed skating program.

Denny Morrison to bring 20 of his Olympic speed skating teammates in Fort St. John for a two-week training camp

The National Team will take part in several events open to the public, Aug. 26-Sept. 10

FORT ST. JOHN, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Four-time long track speed skating Olympic medalist Denny Morrison will introduce 20 of his teammates to his hometown of Fort St. John, B.C., during a two-week training camp to be held there August 26 to September 10.

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