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The road to PyeongChang will start this week for Canadian long track speed skaters as they will take part in the Fall World Cups Selections, October 19-22, at Calgary’s Olympic Oval.

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The Olympic Games not only include athletes and coaches; there are also Officials and Speed Skating Canada is proud to announce that Canada will be represented by Jacques Grégoire from Montreal, QC, and Rick Hunt from Kingston, ON, who have been appointed by the ISU as Officials at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, February 9-25, 2018. Jacques Grégoire will be 1st Assistant Referee in Short Track Speed Skating, while Rick Hunt will be Assistant Referee in Long Track Speed Skating, both on the men's side. Congratulations!

The Canadian men's relay team won its second consecutive gold medal on the World Cup circuit while Samuel Girard earned his second individual medal of the weekend – silver in the men's 1000m – and the women's relay came up with bronze, Sunday, on the last day of the ISU World Cup held in Dordrecht, Netherlands.

Congratulations to François-Louis Tremblay, five-time Short Track Olympic medalist inducted Wednesday night to Quebec's Sports Hall of Fame (Panthéon des sports du Québec). Speed Skating Canada was very pleased to attend this special moment with François-Louis as well as representatives of the Fédération de patinage de vitesse du Québec.

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2017/10/16
Calgary, October 16, 2017 – The road to PyeongChang will start this week for Canadian long track speed skaters as they will take part in the Fall World Cups Selections, October 19-22, at Calgary’s Olympic Oval. This competition will take place in order to select the Canadian representatives who...

Athletes in the Spotlight

Long Track

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

Short Track

Hometown: Saguenay, QC (La Baie)
Track type: Short
Training centre: Maurice Richard Arena, Montreal

Clubs in the Spotlight

City: La Baie
Province: Quebec