Shannon Rempel

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Shannon Rempel
Shannon Rempel (08-12-2007).jpg
Shannon Rempel participating at the 2007 World Cup at Heerenveen, Netherlands.
Personal information
Born November 26, 1984 (age 28)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
World Cup wins 2006 - 1000m
Sport
Country Canada
Sport Speed skating
Club Canadian Sprint Team
St. James Speed Skating Club
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

500m - 37.80 1000m - 1:15.00
1500m - 1:54.60

3000m - 4:15.28

Shannon Rempel (born November 26, 1984 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian speed skater.[1] An Olympic silver medalist from the 2006 Winter Olympics in the team pursuit.[1] World Champion in the team pursuit from 2007 World Single Distance Championships, SLC, UT.[1] Rempel also participated in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, in the 500m, and 1000m distances. She specializes in the sprint and middle distances, capturing many podium finishes over the years at the World Cup events. Rempel is also known for her win as the 2003 World Junior Speed Skating Championships.

Previously she held the World Junior record in the 500m, and in the combined sprint distances. Currently she still holds the Canadian Jr. records in the 500m and 1000m.[1]

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Shannon was introduced to speed skating at age 10[1] at the St. James Speed Skating Club when her friend suggested that she try it.

Professional speed skating career[edit]

Hobbies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Athlete Bio - Shannon Rempel". Archived from the original on 2007-04-03. Retrieved 2007-05-13. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Elma de Vries
Female World Junior Speed Skating Champion
2003
Succeeded by
Eriko Ishino