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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

Speed Skating Canada introduces its 2018-19 Short Track National Teams

Athletes gear up for competition at this weekend’s Canadian Championships in Montreal

 

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

Ottawa, August 31, 2018 – 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.

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

Valérie Maltais officially moves on from short track to long track

Ottawa, August 28, 2018 – 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.

After a few weeks of rest at the end of last season, the athlete from Saguenay, La Baie borough, QC, travelled to Calgary to familiarize herself with her long track clap skates and kick off a sustained training program in her new discipline. She had been considering such a move for some time.

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, August 23, 2018 – 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.