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Canada Names Short Track Team for ISU World Cups in Salt Lake City and Montreal

Maxime Laoun, William Dandjinou and Rikki Doak slated to make their World Cup debut in November

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Speed Skating Canada is proud to announce the short track athletes nominated to represent Canada at the first two ISU World Cups of the 2019-2020 season. These 12 skaters will hit the ice from November 1-3 in Salt Lake City, Utah, before appearing on home ice in Montreal from November 8-10.

21 Short Track Skaters to Represent Canada at a Trio of International NextGen Competitions

Speed Skating Canada is proud to announce the list of short track skaters that were selected to represent Canada at a trio of targeted international competitions for NextGen athletes, mainly the KNSB International Invitation Cup in the Netherlands, Alta Valtellina Trophy in Italy and Shanghai Trophy in China. 

Job Posting: Coordinator, High Performance and Competitions (West)

Speed Skating Canada (SSC), the national governing body for the sport of speed skating in Canada, is looking for an inspired individual for the position of Coordinator, High Performance and Competitions (West).

Dubois and Boutin Crowned 2019 Canadian Short Track Champions

Eight skaters secure spots on team that will represent Canada on the World Cup circuit

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Both Kim Boutin and Steven Dubois capped off a perfect weekend at the  2019 Canadian Short Track Championships presented by Intact Insurance, capturing gold in their final two distances on Sunday to earn the title of national champions

Four Different Skaters Earn Multiple Medals on Second Day of 2019 Canadian Championships

Boutin and Dubois win two more gold; Dion and Sarault with a pair of medals as well

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Four different skaters found the podium twice on Saturday at the 2019 Canadian Short Track Championships presented by Intact Insurance, including Kim Boutin and Steven Dubois who for the second consecutive day won gold in both distances.

Double Gold for Boutin and Dubois on Opening Day of Canadian Championships

Blais wins a pair of bronze medals; Charles, Sarault and Dion also reach podium

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Kim Boutin and Steven Dubois both won a pair of gold medals on opening day of the 2019 Canadian Short Track Championships presented by Intact Insurance.

Two-Time Olympic Medalist Charle Cournoyer Announces Retirement from Short Track Speed Skating

Cournoyer won Olympic bronze at Sochi 2014 and PyeongChang 2018

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Double Olympic medalist Charle Cournoyer of Boucherville, Que., who has been a fixture on Canada’s short track speed skating team for nearly a decade, has made the decision to hang up his skates and retire from competition. 

Keri Morrison Retires from Competitive Speed Skating

Burlington, Ontario native earned a fourth and twelfth place finish at Olympic debut in PyeongChang

CALGARY, ALBERTA – Veteran national team speed skater Keri Morrison, who has represented Canada in both short track and long track, is officially retiring from competitive skating.

British Columbia’s Jamie Macdonald Retiring from Short Track Speed Skating

Fort St. James native made her Olympic and World Championships debut in 2018

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Olympian Jamie Macdonald has officially announced her retirement from short track speed skating. The native of Fort St. James, B.C., represented Canada on the international stage for five seasons, most notably at the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang.