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Richard MacLennan retires from long track speed skating

Calgary, July 10, 2018 – Richard MacLennan of Sault Ste. Marie, ON, has decided to retire from long track speed skating after competing for Canada internationally from 2009 to 2016 as part of the National Program.
 

Short track speed skater William Preudhomme announces his retirement

Montreal, June 29, 2018 – Short track speed skater William Preudhomme from Toronto has announced his retirement.

Come and meet Kim Boutin, Samuel Girard, Charles Hamelin and company at Place Bell in Laval on Saturday, July 7

Laval, June 27, 2018 – The short track speed skating national team, including olympic medalists Kim Boutin, Samuel Girard and Charles Hamelin, are inviting Laval citizens to come and see them in action and to meet them on Saturday, July 7, at Place Bell in Laval (1950, Claude-Gagné Street, H7N 5H9) from 10 am to 1 pm.
 
Members of the men's and women's national teams will show what they can do on Place Bell's Olympic-size rink during a training session that will be open to the public from 10 am to noon.
 

Olympic silver medalist Shannon Rempel retires from speed skating

Winnipeg, June 26, 2018 – Two-time Olympian Shannon Rempel from Winnipeg, MB, has decided to move on from speed skating after competing for Canada internationally for the past 18 years and winning a silver medal at the 2006 Olympic Games.

Short track speed skater Joanie Gervais from Saguenay announces her retirement

Montreal, June 21, 2018 – Short track speed skater Joanie Gervais, from Saguenay (Jonquière borough), QC, has officially announced her retirement.
 
Joanie Gervais, age 23, took part in the ISU World Junior Championships in February of 2013 in Warsaw, Poland, and earned a silver medal the following year at the same competition held in Erzurum, Turkey, alongside Audrey Phaneuf, Namasthée Harris-Gauthier and three-time Olympic medalist at the 2018 Games, Kim Boutin.