Rising Star Award

Since 1968, an award has been given by SSC to the male or female skater in long track having the most outstanding performance of the year. In 1985, the award was changed to include top male and female in long track and top male and female in short track. The High Performance committees of SSC will determine the winners of this award with consideration of all performances throughout the current season including World Championships, World Cups and National Competitions. This award may not be awarded every year.Starting in 2005, SSC considered awarding a "Rising Star" award to a young national or development team athlete who had an outstanding season. This award is presented in the following categories:

  • Long track rising star
  • Guy Daignault Award for short track rising star

Past recipients

YearShort TrackLong Track
2018Courtney SaraultDavid La Rue
2017Pascal DionTyson Langelaar
2016Sasha FathoullinBen Donnelly
2015Kim BoutinIsabelle Weidemann
2014Samuel GirardVincent De Haître
2013 Kate Hanly
2012Charle CournoyerKali Christ
2011 Laurent Dubreuil
2010Antoine Gélinas-BeaulieuAntoine Gélinas-Beaulieu
2009Marianne St-GelaisRichard MacLennan
2008Francois HamelinJustine L'Heureux
2007Olivier JeanPhilippe Riopel
2005Kalyna RobergeChristine Nesbitt