Speed Skating

Patinage vraiment rapide (Skating Really Really fast!)

Sur de patinage de vitesse? What is Speed skating? (As if you already don't know)

English

Speed Skating is like ice skating but more competitive. It is sport where you are racing other opponents on skates the first one to get to the finish line win's gold. Did you know that we (Canada) have a silver metal in speed skating?


French

Comme vous le savez le patinage de vitesse est un sport olympique que nous jouons aux jeux olympiques de Sotchi. Saviez-vous, nous avons 2 médailles en patinage de vitesse?

About Speed Skating

English

As you all know Speed Skating is an Olympic sport we play at the Sochi Olympic games. Here is how it all started. Skates were first invented by a young Scotsman in 1952 ever since people would make up games involving skates like Ice hockey, or figure skating etc. Did you know that the Netherlands have 5 gold metals 5 silver metals and 6 bronze metals in the Olympics? The most out of all teams.


French

Comme vous le savez le patinage de vitesse est un sport olympique, nous jouons aux jeux olympiques de Sotchi. Voici comment tout a commencé. Patins ont d'abord été faites par un jeune Ecossais en 1952.

Take a look at this video Where Denny Morrisan Slides his way to silver!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4QbBmatecw

For more information......

If you want more information go to www.speedskating.com/about to learn more about this amazing sport!