Shannon Rempel participating at the 2007 World Cup at Heerenveen, Netherlands.
|Born||November 26, 1984 (age 28)
|World Cup wins||2006 - 1000m|
|Club||Canadian Sprint Team
St. James Speed Skating Club
|Achievements and titles|
500m - 37.80 1000m - 1:15.00
Shannon Rempel (born November 26, 1984, in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian speed skater. An Olympic silver medalist from the 2006 Winter Olympics in the team pursuit. World Champion in the team pursuit from 2007 World Single Distance Championships, SLC, UT. 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.
Shannon was introduced to speed skating at age 10 at the St. James Speed Skating Club when her friend suggested that she try it.
Elma de Vries
|Female World Junior Speed Skating Champion
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