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