Ontario Speed Skating had 3 skaters representing Speed Skating Canada at the 2021 World Cups and World Championships in the Heerenveen bubble. After facing training setbacks due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the closure of the Calgary Olympic Oval due to mechanical failure, we couldn't be more proud of these skaters and their outstanding results in this unprecedented season!

Their World Championships results include:

Silver - Ladies' Team Pursuit - Isabelle Weidemann, Ivanie Blondin and Valerie Maltais Silver - Men's team Pursuit - Jordan Belchos, Ted-Jan Bloemen, Connor Howe

Ivanie Blondin: Silver in Ladies' Mass Start

Isabelle Weidemann: 5th in the 3000m, 4th in the 5000m.

Jordan Belchos: 4th in Men's Mass Start, 10th in the 5000m, 8th in the 10,000m.

Ivanie, Isabelle and Jordan, we admire your perseverance this season and congratulate you on a fantastic World Cup Season and World Championships in the Heerenveen bubble!

For full 2021 World Championships results, visit the ISU Website.

The 2021 Ontario Coaches Conference is going virtual! The Coaches Association of Ontario has partnered with Canadian Sport Institute Ontario to offer this FREE event, which will take place March 24-31, 2021. The Conference features over 15 sessions from leading experts in sport! Coaches can earn PD points for EACH session attended!

Visit the CAO webiste for registration and details!

OSSA's World Cup Skaters had another successful weekend at World Cup Speed Skating 2 this weekend in the Heerenveen bubble. Jordan Belchos and the Canadian Men's Team Pursuit skated to Silver and secured 3rd overall in the Team Pursuit World Cup Standings.

Isabelle Weidemann, Ivanie Blondin and their teammate Valerie Maltais won Gold and set a Track Record in the Ladies Team Pursuit to defend their Team Pursuit World Cup overall title! Ivanie also won Silver in the Ladies Mass Start event. The full results can be found here.

The whole team gained valuable race experience heading into World Championships starting on February 10th! You can watch the action on the ISU Youtube Channel. Congratulations and good luck from all of us at Ontario Speed Skating!

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