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Long Track Speed Skating Coach Marcel Lacroix will be back with the Canadian Team toward the 2018 Olympic Games.

Intact Insurance Company, Speed Skating Canada’s major sponsor, announced the eight Canadian speed skating clubs who shared this year’s Podium Tracker total amount of $45,000, including the winning club of the grand prize of $10,000, the Ottawa Pacers Speed Skating Club.

Long Track Speed Skating Coach Xiuli Wang accepted a position on the coaching staff of the Long Track National Team in her homeland, China.

"Xiuli Wang is a great coaching legend in Canada with all the successes she has had over the years, as she coached superstars such as Kristina Groves, Clara Hughes and Christine Nesbitt, so of course it’s a huge disappointment to see her leave,” said Speed Skating Canada’s Chief Executive Officer, Susan Auch. “We wish her the best of luck in her new, exciting challenge.”

Speed Skating Canada unveiled its national competitions calendar for the 2017-18 season in short and long track.

Speed Skating Canada unveiled today details pertaining to the long and short track selection process for the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, which will be held February 9 to 25.

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News

2017/05/24
Calgary, May 24, 2017 – Long Track Speed Skating Coach Marcel Lacroix will be back with the Canadian Team toward the 2018 Olympic Games.After leading short and long track skaters to six Olympic medals in Nagano in 1998, Torino in 2006 and Vancouver in 2010, including gold in men’s team pursuit,...

Athletes in the Spotlight

Long Track

Hometown: Calgary
Track type: Long
Training centre: The Olympic Oval, Calgary

Short Track

Hometown: St. Félicien, Que.
Track type: Short
Training centre: Maurice Richard Arena, Montreal

Clubs in the Spotlight

City: Québec
Province: Quebec