Speed Week Champions!
The inaugural BC Speed Skating Speed Week wrapped up over the holiday season. With the help of Black Press Media, the speed skating club fundraiser event brought skating communities together in towns across the province to test their speeds around the 100m track. Whether racing in hockey or figure skates, the family friendly event united all abilities of skaters. Throughout the events club speed skaters volunteered and demonstrated their speeds, encouraging other skaters to return to try the sport and improve their skating skills. Skaters from Burnaby, Esquimalt, Fort St. James, Maple Ridge, Mission, and Williams Lake competed for the top spots within their age categories, while Boston P. from Williams Lake earned the top prize of Fastest Skater in the province by clocking a time of 13.11 seconds. The top three fastest times of each category can be found at bcspeedskating.ca/speedweek. Skaters are invited to better their times at the second annual Speed Week which will take place in the fall of 2020.