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Speed Skating Canada's Fall Long Track World Cups Team Trials will be held October 23-26 at the Olympic Oval in Calgary.

The best Short Track Speed Skaters in the world will be in Montreal for the second World Cup of the season November 14-16 at the Maurice-Richard Arena.

Congratulations to the 11 senior Canadian short track speed skating officials who have been appointed by ISU to World Cup and World Championships for the upcoming international season. Their selection is a testament to their skills, commitment to speed skating and a recognition by ISU of the development program that Speed Skating Canada's Officials Development Committee continues to provide.
 
Here are the 11 officials who represent 15 appointments in 11 events:
 
Referees:
Michel Verrault, Jacques Gregoire, Rick Hunt, Trevis Boyd
 
Starters:
Ted Houghton, Hans Terstappen, Brad Bates, Yves Belanger, Darrell Haack, Mike Makowsky
 
Competitors Steward:
Normand Picotin
 
Congratulations!

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Olympic silver medalist Jessica Hewitt of Kamloops, B.C., announced today she is retiring from short track speed skating.

Canada will be represented by a team of Olympic medalists and promising young skaters at the first four ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cups, launching a new Olympic quadrennial this fall.

Speed Skating Canada unveiled in Montreal today its roster for the ISU Short Track World Cups #1 in Salt Lake City (Nov. 7-9), #2 in Montréal (Nov. 14-16), #3 in Shanghai (Dec.12-14) and #4 in Seoul (Dec. 19-21).

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2014/10/23
Kali Christ of Regina and Vincent de Haitre of Cumberland, Ont., who both made their Olympic debuts in Sochi, Russia last February, won the 1,500m races Thursday, on the opening day of Speed Skating Canada’s Fall Long Track ISU World Cups Selections at the Calgary Olympic Oval.Christ finished the...

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Long Track

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

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Hometown: Rivière-du-loup, Que.
Track type: Short
Training centre: Maurice Richard Arena, Montreal

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City: Dundas
Province: ON
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