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Speed Skating Recreation And Competition Clubs Short & Lengthy Track

He ended an 86-year Olympic medal drought for Canada in both events. In the person distance events, skaters race in pairs against the clock. Skating counter-clockwise around the oval, the skaters change lanes once per lap to equalize the distance covered. The skater in the outdoors lane has the correct-of-way if the two skaters arrive at the crossover point at the same time. Guys and girls both compete in the 500m (1 ¼ laps), 1000m (2 ½ laps), 1500m (three ¾ laps) and 5000m (12 ½ laps). Hold a protected speed taking into consideration ice conditions, padding and crowd. Ranked...