Athlete Awards

The Athlete of the Year recognition is awarded to one male long track athlete and one female long track athlete who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to success during the season.

The Athlete of the Year recognition is awarded to one male short track athlete and one female short track athlete who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to success during the season.

Any speed skater or speed skating team who wins a gold, silver or bronze medal at a Winter Olympic Games, wins a senior or junior World Championship title, wins an overall World Cup title, or sets an officially recognized Olympic, senior or junior World Record will automatically be recorded on the Honour Roll of the Speed Skating Canada Hall of Fame.

This trust fund in memory of Peter Williamson, an Olympian, coach and technical director, offers two annual bursaries of $1,500 each to deserving and promising skaters.