It is very exciting and physically demanding. There are three disciplines in Speed Skating.
Sophie Muir on her Olympic games experience
Sophie Muir made history at the Vancouver Winter Olympics in 2010 as Australia’s first female speed skater. Sophie trained an inline speed skater and won World Championships before she switched to ice at the age of 25 and produced huge results to be selected for the Vancouver Winter Olympics just over a year later. Sophie contested the 500m and 1000m finishing 29th and 30th respectively.
Sophie was inducted into Skate Australia's Hall of Fame in 2011. Congratulations Sophie Muir.
Speed Skating Contacts
For Information and Resources relating to Speed Skating
Selection Criteria for National Teams (Last updated 19/10/2016)
Results - Australian Championships
2017 Aust Speed Nationals - Final Results https://skateaustralia.org.au/2017-speed-nationals-results/
2016 Aust Speed Nationals Results: https://skateaustralia.org.au/2016-speed-nationals-results/
Results - Oceania Championships
2016 Oceania Speed Results: https://skateaustralia.org.au/2016-oceania-speed-champs-final-results/