The Organizing Committee Calgary is pleased to welcome back Eryn Paterson to the team in her new role as Manager, Team Services for the 2019 ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships. Eryn brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm and will be a great asset to the team.
Calgary, February 26, 2017 – Laurent Dubreuil came up with a sixth place finish overall as the top Canadian, while Heather McLean finished seventh with two personal best times and Vincent De Haître placed second in the men’s 1000m event, ranking him ninth overall, Sunday, on the second and last day of the 2017 ISU World Sprint Championships held at the Olympic Oval in Calgary. For results
Watch the live coverage from the 2017 World Sprint Speed Skating Championships.
On Thursday, February 23rd, members of Canada’s speed skating team are inviting Calgarians to bring their skates to work, and join current and future Olympians for a free lunch hour skate with the athletes looking to represent Canada at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games. For more details
Organizing Committee Calgary Continues Legacy Program to Support Grassroots Speed Skating in Alberta We are all here because we share a love of speed skating. In addition to our commitment to hosting world-class competitions, the Organizing Committee Calgary (OCC) has continued to develop a legacy program to financially support speed skaters at the grassroots level. During the 2017 ISU World Sprint Speed Skating Championships, young athletes and parents from the…
Organizing Committee Calgary initiated a new tradition at the 2015 November World Cup event called #For The Love of Speed Skating to provide young Calgary athletes with an opportunity to raise funds through a pass-the-bucket promotion lead by Olympic Champion Lucas Makowsky. Over the three days of competition, young athletes from the Alberta Amateur Speed Skating Association and Olympic Oval Program raised $2,778 that will go directly to support their…