When Joel Dufter (GER) crashed in the 500m at ISU World Cup Speed Skating races in Heerenveen in January, he put the track markers back in place before getting up again. “I crashed in the corner and it was a mess. I thought it was the right thing to do,” he laughs. It says a lot about his character.
Suzanne Schulting has taken her ice skating from the frozen Dutch canals to the absolute top of the world, making the Short Track Speed Skating circuit her home away from home.
Have a look back at what happened at the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships that took place in Dordrecht (NED) and some great winner interviews.
An exciting weekend filled with action brought the ISU Short Track Speed Skating season to an end with the world's best competing in Dordrecht (NED). An event to remember and what better way to do that than through moments captured on picture? Here is a selection of some of the best pictures.
International Women’s Day is the perfect opportunity to highlight some driven, strong and inspirational women who are paving the way in the Skating world.
Suzanne Schulting (NED) confirmed her status as the world’s best female Short Track speed skater – and one of winter sport’s greatest athletes, full stop – at the 2021 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Dordrecht on Sunday.
Suzanne Schulting (NED) got her Dordrecht 2021 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships off to the perfect start on Saturday, winning both 1500m and 500m gold, under emotional circumstances. The results put her in prime position to lift her second overall title on Sunday.
The five-week Speed Skating hub came to an end on February 14, 2021 in Heerenveen, the Netherlands. Over 32 hours of competition were broadcasted across four unique and exciting events including the ISU European Speed Skating Championships, two World Cups and the ISU World Speed Skating Championships. During the course of the 38-day Competition Bubble, over 2000 PCR tests were done and the most impressive number was 0, the number of positive COVID-19 infections identified in the Competition Bubble.
The 2021 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships take place in Dordrecht, the Netherlands, from Friday, March 5 to Sunday, March 7. Following the withdrawal of the powerhouse Republic of Korea and China teams, the Ladies’ competition will be seen by the most recent overall ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Champion, the Netherlands’ Suzanne Schulting, as a golden opportunity to claim a second title.
The 2021 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships take place in Dordrecht, the Netherlands, from Friday, March 5 to Sunday, March 7. The Men’s field is as wide open as it ever has been going into an ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships, following the withdrawal of the Republic of Korea and China teams from the competition.
With the 2021 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships getting underway on March 5 in Dordrecht, the Netherlands, let’s take a look at the highlights of the last four editions…
The ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships begin Friday, March 5, 2021 in Dordrecth, The Netherlands. Don’t miss any of the action as the Skaters get back on the ice for this season’s thrilling races, which will be streamed live to all fans on the ISU Skating YouTube. Make sure you subscribe to the channel to receive live stream notifications.