Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Short Track’ Category

Kim Boutin wraps up 1000m title at short track World Cup

Sunday, November 19th, 2017
kim boutin

Kim Boutin became the second Canadian to finish the World Cup short track series as an overall winner on Sunday in Seoul, following a contentious final corner of the ladies 1000-metre final.

Charles Hamelin golden at short track World Cup

Saturday, November 18th, 2017
hamelin-charles-111817-620

Charles Hamelin couldn't be caught in the men's 1500-metre at the short track speed skating World Cup event in Seoul, South Korea on Saturday.

How Marianne St-Gelais got her groove back

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
st-gelais-marianne-171007-1180

Beneath the bubbly exterior, Marianne St-Gelais had a miserable Sochi Olympics and considered quitting her sport. But some sage advice from dad and a sit-down with her coach helped get the Canadian skater back on track.

Watch Canada compete at the short track World Cup in Seoul

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Short Track Speed Skating 20170111

Watch live on Friday beginning at 11:30 p.m. ET as Canada's best short track athletes compete in Seoul, South Korea.

Kim Boutin golden again at short track World Cup in Shanghai

Sunday, November 12th, 2017
AFP_U74W8

Canada's Kim Boutin tallied her second individual gold medal of the season at a short track speed skating World Cup event in Shanghai, China, on Sunday.

Kim Boutin wins short track gold at World Cup in Shanghai

Saturday, November 11th, 2017
boutin-kim-103115-620

Kim Boutin added to her medal haul this season with a win in the 500-metre at the short track speed skating World Cup event in Shanghai, China, on Saturday.

Watch Canada compete at the short track World Cup in Shanghai

Thursday, November 9th, 2017
Short Track Speed Skating 20170111

Watch live on Saturday beginning at 1 a.m. ET as Canada's best short track athletes compete in Shanghai, China.

Girard, Boutin keep Canadian short track factory humming

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
girard-sam-170111-1180

In a chaotic sport, Canada's short track speed skaters have been among the country's most reliable producers of Olympic medals, and youngsters Sam Girard and Kim Boutin have emerged as the newest Olympic contenders.

The Roadrunner reborn: Charle Cournoyer wants more in Pyeongchang

Friday, October 13th, 2017
cournoyer-charle-101217

In the Cournoyer family, skating cuts deep. Charle Cournoyer experienced success earlier than most; at 22 the youngest skater on Canada’s short track squad in Sochi, he won a surprising bronze in the 500 metres, the lone bright spot in a disappointing showing for the country.

Catch them if you can: Canadian men’s short track relay team golden again

Sunday, October 8th, 2017
SPD Short Track Calgary 20161102

The Canadian men's relay team struck gold on Sunday in the Netherlands, making them a perfect two-for-two this season in World Cup competition. The women's relay team also stepped onto the podium for the second time in as many weeks, claiming bronze.