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For Steven Dubois’ entire athletic life, he’s been chasing someone’s tail. The boy from Terrebonne, near Montreal, took up Short Track Speed Skating at the age of 11 – far later than most of his contemporaries – and has been playing catch-up, very enthusiastically, ever since.

Apr 30, 2019

In each season, new faces emerge on the scene and skaters are making a breakthrough. The exciting 2018/19 season was no exception. Let’s have a look at some of the newcomers.

Apr 29, 2019

Nao Kodaira (JPN) started the 2018/19 Speed Skating season as the lady to beat in the 500m, but Vanessa Herzog (AUT) was up for the challenge. The Japanese sprint queen won the first four 500m races of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating season on home soil in Obihiro and Tomakomai, with her Austrian challenger coming second in all four races. Kodaira and Herzog were gearing up for a season long fascinating battle in the shortest distance.

Apr 25, 2019

A new Olympic cycle started with the 2018/19 season and it is always a fresh starting point for many skaters. It is time to push the limits and to try new and different things.

Apr 24, 2019

Lara van Ruijven didn’t think she was going to have a great 2018/19 Short Track season. In fact, she feared it might be a disaster.

Apr 24, 2019

Team USA claimed its fourth World Team Trophy title 13 points clear of the rest of the field as competition wrapped up at the ISU World Team Trophy in Fukuoka, Japan, on Saturday, with Team Japan edging out Russia for the silver medal. The USA, victors in 2009, 2013 and 2015, collected 117 points while Japan had 104 points and Russia 102.

Apr 18, 2019

The Utah Olympic Oval confirmed its name as the fastest ice rink on the planet with six new world records broken during the ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final 2019. In 2020 the iconic venue will host the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships and currently holds four Ladies' and six current Men's world records. 

Apr 18, 2019

The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships has come to an end. It was filled with astonishing and entertaining performances by 24 teams competing for the chance of being crowned World’s best. Watch the highlights.

Apr 17, 2019

Figure skating is an individual sport where the athletes focus only on themselves – many people tend to think that way, but the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating proves the opposite. Figure skating can be a great team sport. Ever since the event was introduced in 2009, it has been a favorite for many skaters.

Apr 17, 2019

Everyone knows about Korean, Canadian, Russian and Dutch Short Track racers but the Short Track Speed Skating is are a truly international affair – and some teams are one-athlete organizations from countries without any winter sport tradition.

Apr 15, 2019

Team Paradise of Russia skated off with their third told title, beating defending Champions Marigold Ice Unity of Finland on their rivals’ home ice. The Helsinki Rockettes moved up from fifth place to earn the bronze.

Apr 13, 2019

Team USA claimed its fourth World Team Trophy title 13 points clear of the rest of the field as competition wrapped up at the ISU World Team Trophy in Fukuoka, Japan, on Saturday, with Team Japan edging out Russia for the silver medal. The USA, victors in 2009, 2013 and 2015, collected 117 points while Japan had 104 points and Russia 102. 

Apr 13, 2019

Two-time World Champions Team Paradise of Russia took a narrow lead as the ISU World Synchronized Figure Skating Championships opened Friday in Helsinki (FIN) with the Short Program. Five-time and defending World Champions Marigold Ice Unity of Finland are not far behind in second place while Canada’s Nexxice came third.

Apr 13, 2019

Team USA strengthened its lead over Japan and Russia as the ISU World Team Trophy continued Friday in Fukuoka, Japan. Team USA now has 91 points heading into the final day of competition, while Japan has 79 points and Russia remain in third place on 70 points. 

Apr 12, 2019

Today Ida Hellström from Finland was elected to the ISU Athletes Commission as the Synchronized Skating representative.

Apr 12, 2019