The sport of speed skating has a long history, but recently, short track and long track speed skating have been popularized by Olympic and World Cup competitions. Skaters compete on long square-edged blades, training to excel in speed and technical ability by developing skills, power and endurance.
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The Matsqui Blades Speed Skating Club is a volunteer-based non-profit organization that focuses on the development of young athletes by providing the equipment and coaching to excel in short track speed skating. We practice regularly at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre on an Olympic-sized skating rink.
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As a volunteer-based organization, we thrive on the support and generosity of our members, as they give of their time as coaches, officials, club leaders and executives, supportive parents and dedicated athletes. Learn more about how you can be involved in our vibrant community supporting amateur athletics.
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