The traditional form of speed skating, with organised races beginning in the 19th century. Normally skaters race against the clock, with skaters having their own lane around a 400m track, although pack style racing and pursuits have now been added to the long track competition schedule. Skaters can reach up to speeds of 70km/hr.
Speed Skater Daniel Greig qualified for his second Winter Olympic Games after finishing in the top 36-skaters in both the men’s 500m and 1000m distances following the first four 2017/18 World Cups. Greig only took up Speed Skating when he was 17 years-old, crossing over from Inline Skating which he had been competing in since […]