Team Canada At The World Roller Speed Skating Championships Opening Ceremony

The Canadian Speed World Team attended the opening ceremony for the 2008 World Roller Speed Skating Championships in Gijon, Spain. The team enjoyed marching out behind the Canadian flag and were treated to a show that included music, dance, and skits.

Left to right: Chelsea Parry, Jade Pauley, Sarah Hopkins, Travis Shaw, and Alex Perrie (in the back)

Left to right: Alex D’mello, Brett Leavens, Travis Shaw, Jade Pauley, Chelsea Parry, Peter Doucet, Morgane Echardour, Sarah Hopkins, and Leah Kaluta

Marching out

2008 World Roller Speed Skating Championships- Team In Gijon, Spain

The 2008 Canadian World Team is now fully assembled in Gijon, Spain, for their final preparations for the World Roller Speed Skating Championships.

The team of nine skaters and three support staff kicks off their Championships on Thursday September 4th. Click here to see who’s on the 2008 World Team. Go to the official site lots of information including race schedules.

Peter Doucet is providing some coverage on

The entire team has been sporting Canada’s newest racing uniform-

Brett Leavens