The Toronto Inline Skating Club is hosting the Roller Sports Ontario Speed Championships this weekend. Click here for more information on the event.
Last weekend, Canadian skaters were busy with races in Detroit MI, Trexlertown PA, Elkhart IN, and Quebec.
At the Wolverine Inline Marathon in Detroi, Toronto Inline’s Sarah Hopkins placed 2nd overall in the Pro Women’s category and Morgan Williams finished 4th overall. [Mike Smith’s pictures] [Bont NA pictures & report] [Candy Wong’s pictures] [Report]
Herb gayle and Peter Doucet competed in the Eastern Seaboard Serie #1. Herb Gayle finished 2nd overall in the Pro Veteran’s race, bested by USA’s Jeff Foster. [Pictures and report] [Race video] [Series website]
Herb Gayle (in green) mid-pack during the Pro Master/ Veteran’s race at the Eastern Seaboard Series
Herb Gayle then competed in The Great Race 10k and Half Marathon. Gayle earned two more podium finishes with double bronze medal performances against some speedy competition. [10k results] [10k video] [Half Marathon results] [Half Marathon report]
Completing the weekend was the Quebec Cup. Skaters raced 300-meter, 1km, and 10km points races. The top female skater was Morgane Echardour while Benoit Letourneau took the top honours on the men’s side. [VRL Le Club’s pictures] [Quebec Cup website]
Racing in the Quebec Cup- photo from VRL Le Club