Canada looking forward to Lake Placid’s golden opportunity after Lucerne, U CUP heartbreak.

CANTON, NEW YORK – When COVID stormed through the world and forced the cancellation of the Lucerne 2021 World University Games, Canada was getting already ready.  The men’s hockey team roster had participated in  Zoom video sessions, looking at how they could hit the ground running when they got to Switzerland. Yet, it’s 13 months later in Lake Placid that they’re finally getting the chance … Continue reading Canada looking forward to Lake Placid’s golden opportunity after Lucerne, U CUP heartbreak.

Team Owen Purcell takes bronze in curling for Canada

Lake Placid, NY – They didn’t make it back to the gold medal game, but Canada will leave Lake Placid with a medal in Men’s Curling as Team Owen Purcell took down Switzerland 3-2 in the bronze medal game on Friday night. Team Owen Purcell of Dalhousie University found themselves in the bronze medal game after a tough 6-4 loss to Team Great Britain on … Continue reading Team Owen Purcell takes bronze in curling for Canada

Canada’s golden curling hopes dashed in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID, NEW YORK – For the second FISU World University Games in a row, Team Canada won’t finish the tournament with a curling gold medal, as both the men’s and women’s teams saw their hopes dashed before the final.  Canada’s women’s team, Team Abby Marks, failed to make it out of the preliminary stages, ending their tournament with a 4-5 record. Meanwhile, on the … Continue reading Canada’s golden curling hopes dashed in Lake Placid

Medals amid weather delays define Canada’s Day 6

LAKE PLACID, NEW YORK – Team Canada got their medal haul back underway on Wednesday with two medals at the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games.  It was a repeat performance for some Canadian athletes, with Shilo Rousseau reaching the podium in biathlon 7.5km sprint and David La Rue charging alongside his teammates for a bronze in the speed skating team pursuit. For both, … Continue reading Medals amid weather delays define Canada’s Day 6

Canadian skating party continues with Men’s Team Pursuit Bronze

LAKE PLACID, NEW YORK – The Canadian speed skating party resumed after a little break on Tuesday, as Canada’s men captured the bronze medal in the team pursuit on Wednesday evening in Lake Placid at the FISU World University Games. After warm weather and rain pushed the event back from it’s schedule morning time slot, the skaters hit the ice at 6:05pm ET, taking on … Continue reading Canadian skating party continues with Men’s Team Pursuit Bronze

Canada’s Rousseau captures second medal in 7.5km sprint biathlon

Lake Placid, NY – Shilo Rousseau continues to thrive at the Lake Placid 2023 World University Games, reaching the podium for her second time on Wednesday at Mount Van Hoevenberg. The University of Ottawa nordic skier picked up her second medal at the FISU Games on Wednesday as she took the silver medal in the Women’s 7.5km sprint, earning Canada’s first silver medal of the … Continue reading Canada’s Rousseau captures second medal in 7.5km sprint biathlon