The 2021 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships take place in Dordrecht, the Netherlands, from Friday, March 5 to Sunday, March 7. The Men’s field is as wide open as it ever has been going into an ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships, following the withdrawal of the Republic of Korea and China teams from the competition.
With the 2021 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships getting underway on March 5 in Dordrecht, the Netherlands, let’s take a look at the highlights of the last four editions…
The ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships begin Friday, March 5, 2021 in Dordrecth, The Netherlands. Don’t miss any of the action as the Skaters get back on the ice for this season’s thrilling races, which will be streamed live to all fans on the ISU Skating YouTube. Make sure you subscribe to the channel to receive live stream notifications.
Nathan Chen has been there and done it. In 2016, the Salt Lake City resident was the first skater to land four quadruple jumps in one Free Skating Program. A year later, he became the first to land five. And at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, he finished 17th after a hugely disappointing performance in the Short Program before storming back to win the Free Skating Program end finishing fifth overall.
The International Skating Union (ISU) is proud to announce the launch of The Ice Skating Podcast, a fortnightly show featuring exciting news and interviews from the world of Figure Skating, Speed Skating, Short Track Speed Skating and Synchronized Skating, coming soon.
Bringing his artistic skills on to the ice in more ways than one, Itzhak de Laat hopes to become the Netherlands’ next big Short Track Speed Skating name, wearing his self-designed helmets.
Growing up in Le Havre, France, Sebastien Lepape was ten years old when a friend introduced him to Short Track Speed Skating. Lepape was hooked immediately and pursued no other sport from that moment. All he wanted was to get faster and faster on the ice – which he did.
The ISU Development Commission and the ISU Centers of Excellence (CoE) from the Speed Skating Branch, come together to create a “Keep Training“ video series featuring Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating equipment.
Two-time Olympic Short Track Speed Skating medalist Martina Valcepina has seen a lot in her career but to train and compete in a COVID-19-safe bubble is a new challenge.
The Netherlands’ Short Track Speed Skaters brought their teammate Lara van Ruijven, who tragically passed away last year, with them on the ice as competition resumed at the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Gdansk, Poland.
Did you miss the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships kick starting the season? Or do you just want to get back right into the middle of the action again? We have you covered! Check out the highlight videos and the exclusive winner interviews we have in store for you.
The ISU Council met on January 28, 2021 via an online meeting. Find out the decisions taken by the Council during the meeting here.