The Business Club Orléans held its annual golf tournament on May 30 at the Outaouais Golf Club in Rockland, with proceeds from the event going to support Gloucester Concordes world champions speed skater Ivanie Blondin.
Ottawa the super sports city set to welcome tons of championships
Created On: April 10, 2016
Basketball, canoe slalom, curling, cycling, figure skating, golf, ice cross downhill, mixed martial arts, rugby, tennis, track-and-field, triathlon and volleyball. It’ll be a sports lover’s dream in 2016 and 2017 as Ottawa gets set to host major events in each one of those sports (and odds are solid that hockey and football will join that list).
Concordes pair win final speed skating silvers to conclude season
Updated On: April 10, 2016
Gloucester Concordes products Ivanie Blondin and Vincent De Haitre capped their highly successful 2015-16 international speed skating seasons with silver medal wins at the Mar. 11-13 ISU Speed Skating World Cup Final in the Netherlands.
3 Concordes all record career bests at speed skating worlds
Updated On: March 10, 2016
Last year she won the Kristina Groves Female Athlete of the Year Trophy from the Ottawa Sports Awards, and now Ivanie Blondin has replicated another feat Groves achieved in her legendary speed skating career: she’s a world champ.
Local long-trackers earn national medals
Updated On: March 10, 2016
A big crew of local athletes represented Team Ontario at the Canadian Age Class Long Track Championships, and several hit the podium at the Feb. 6-7 event in Quebec City.
Weidemann earns first national speed skating titles
Updated On: January 28, 2016
Isabelle Weidemann beat Ivanie Blondin for the women’s 3,000 metres gold and then took the 5,000 m crown as well to earn the first two senior national titles of her speed skating career at the Jan. 3-6 Canadian Single Distance Long Track Championships in Calgary.
De Haitre wins 1st World Cup medal, Blondin adds 3
Updated On: December 3, 2015
According to local speed skater Vincent De Haitre, the rinks of Europe may be in trouble. After all, a little heat can do a lot of damage to ice.
Concordes trio win World Cup title, medal & set record
Updated On: April 9, 2015
In his last opportunity of the season, Cumberland’s Vincent De Haitre joined in on the party podium fellow Gloucester Concordes mates Ivanie Blondin and Isabelle Weidemann started in a breakthrough season for all three Ottawa speed skaters.
Blondin wins 1st career World Championships medal
Updated On: March 11, 2015
Ottawa speed skater Ivanie Blondin put the crowning touches on her breakthrough season with the first World Single Distance Championships medal of her career and a 6th-place showing on home ice at the March 7-8 World Allround Championships in Calgary.
4 years after sister’s breakout performance, Jake Weidemann tackles Canada Winter Games
Updated On: February 11, 2015
There’s no doubt Jake Weidemann is following in his older sister’s footsteps (or skating strides in their case), and that’s just fine by him.