Speed Skating

Publication YearIssue Date 
  Speed Skating
March 23, 2006
  Oval speed skater in a Klassen of her ownPDF files may take a moment to load

Our Olympic Oval was buzzing Mar. 18-19 as the International Skating Union All-Round World Speed Skating Championship took place. There were crashes, disqualifications, cheering fans and new world records. Athletes panted in pain and savoured their victories. The international event saw the Dutch in a sea of orange while the Norwegians cheered with spontaneous 'festive' sing-alongs. It was truly an epic weekend.


October 23, 2003
  Team Canada almost lights up the oval PDF files may take a moment to load

Maybe we're spoiled, but we've come to expect more from Team Canada.

Canada's showing was disappointing at the ISU World Cup Short Track speed skating competition Oct. 1719. Our skaters only managed to capture a single gold medal, two silver medals, and a lone bronze--a poor showing considering the strength of the Canadian squad.


May 29, 2003
  Le May Doan is Le May donePDF files may take a moment to load

You've surely already heard--it's been in every major newspaper except ours until now--but the Gauntlet would be remiss if it didn't acknowledge the fact that Canadian speed skating legend Catriona Le May Doan has retired.

Last week, at a press conference held at the University of Calgary, a teary-eyed Le May Doan ended her 23-year career--and what a fruitful career it was.


Subscribe to RSS - Speed Skating