BLOG & VIDEO: Charles Hamelin, Short Track Speed Skating. Gold Medalist.

Charles Hamelin.

Short track speedskater.

It’s a high energy, precise, high risk sport.


Someone said it’s ‘skating on razor blades.’

I notice some of the competitors wear neck guards. Many wipe out after losing a blade or being nudge while skating at what seems like light speed within centimetres of one another.

Here are some home-made video clips taken of the TV screen (7 seconds each).

Here is the Globe & Mail’s video.



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