Langley Blades to host speedskating meet

A speed skating event in Walnut Grove will feature skaters vying for spots in the 2015 Canada Winter Games.

Many of B.C.’s speediest skaters are set to compete at the Langley Sportsplex this Saturday.

The Langley Blades Speed Skating Club is hosting a meet, which will draw more than 135 speed skaters from around the province on Oct. 25 at the Sportsplex.  

The short track speed skating event will feature skaters who participated in the Canadian Age Championships last March in Prince George and are now vying for a position on Team BC for the 2015 Canada Winter Games.

As well, as skaters who represented B.C. at the 2014 BC Short Track Championships, BC Winter Games, and Canada West Championships will be participating.

In addition to the national level skaters, there are many beginner and intermediate skaters who are ready to show the spectators their speed and enthusiasm for the sport.

“We welcome the community to come out to the rink and watch some amazing skating,” meet co-ordinator Rebecca Meeks said.     

More information about the club can be found on the website at www.langleybladesspeedskating.com.

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