All Interviews

After 22 years of Short Track dedication, Canada’s Valerie Maltais has decided to take up a new challenge and race on the long track.

Jun 05, 2018

Sofia Prosvirnova didn’t choose Short Track: Short Track chose Sofia Prosvirnova.

May 15, 2018

Dajing Wu (CHN) crowned himself emperor of the 500m at PyeongChang 2018. The 23-year-old skater seized gold in the shortest Short Track distance, after already having won 10 men's 500m races at ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships and in the World Cup series since Sochi 2014.

Mar 13, 2018

Sébastien Lepape is contemplating the broomstick-riding, snitch-chasing, fantasy wizard mayhem of Quidditch from his favorite films – the Harry Potter franchise.

Feb 01, 2018

Elise Christie (GBR) is driven by the heartache she suffered at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games following penalities in all three of her events.

Jan 26, 2018

As we approach the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships we decided to share this light hearted interview with Hungary's Liu Shaoang.

Jan 05, 2018

I was eight years old and I was doing swimming but me and my sister didn't really like it and we told my dad we wanted to do something else, so he took us to the ice rink. In Australia we obviously don't have any frozen lakes or anything like that.

Dec 18, 2017

Meet Samuel Girard: Canada’s Short Track superstar and… wannabe lumberjack From sitting beside a camp fire eating beef jerky to building a ‘sugar shack’ with his friends, four-time World Championship medallist Samuel Girard is never happier than when in the woods. The ISU sat down with the 21-year-old during the recent Audi World Cup event in Dordrecht to get to know the man on the skates…

Oct 31, 2017

Ireland became a Speed Skating Member of the ISU in 2016. Siblings Ryan (22) and Sean McAnuff (19) skated for Ireland for the first time this season at World Cup Short Track Events and Ryan skated at the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships 2017 in Rotterdam. We find out what sacrifices and how much dedication are required to make their dream of skating and developing the sport in Ireland come true.

Mar 17, 2017

Schulting and Knegt are the Dutch strongest cards for the World Championships in Rotterdam and they shared some of their thoughts ahead of this event.

Mar 09, 2017

Shaolin and Shaoang Liu are taking Short Track by storm. They are strong contenders for the ISU World Championships in March.

Feb 14, 2017

After a short hiatus Arianna Fontana is back and her aim is the next Olympics in 2018.

Jan 10, 2017

Vladislav Bykanov (ISR) started to leave his mark in Short Track Speed Skating. We sat down with him to get a little back story on his journey.

Nov 23, 2016