2006 Olympic silver medallist in team pursuit … Competed in six WC, capturing gold in team pursuit in 2007 … Helped Canada finish first in team pursuit in overall World Cup standings in 2007-08 … 2003 world junior champion.
GETTING TO KNOW…
Studying Communications with a business major at the University of Calgary … Daughter of Richard and Shirley Rempel … Has two siblings, Blake (27) and Brenda (22) … Grew up also playing ringette and hockey.
|2006 Turin||Speed Skating - Long Track||1,000m - Women||24|
|2006 Turin||Speed Skating - Long Track||1,500m - Women||28|
|2006 Turin||Speed Skating - Long Track||500m - Women||16|
|2006 Turin||Speed Skating - Long Track||Team Pursuit - Women||Silver|
|2010 Vancouver||Speed Skating - Long Track||1,000m - Women||21|
|2010 Vancouver||Speed Skating - Long Track||500m - Women||27|
Notable International Results
World Championship Results: 2009 (Richmond, CAN): 11th - 1,500 metres; 16th - 1,000 metres; 20th - 500 metres 2008 (Nagano, JPN): 7th - 1,000 metres; 11th in the 500 metres 2007 (Salt Lake City, USA): Gold - Pursuit; 9th - 1,000 metres; 13th - 500 metres 2005 (Inzell, GER): 12th - 1,000 metres; 13th - 500 metres 2004 (Seoul, KOR): 12th - 1,000 metres; 14th - 500 metres 2003 (Berlin, GER): 11th - 1,000 metres; 14th - 500 metres
2009-10: Finished 14th in 1,500 metres in Calgary for top result on World Cup circuit (12/15/09). 2008-09: Placed 11th in 1,500 metres for top finish at Single Distance WC ... Finished 14th overall at Sprint WC (Moscow, RUS) ... Won four World Cup medals, two silver and two bronze ... Ranked 3rd in 1,000 metres, 5th in 1,500 metres and 19th in 500 metres on World Cup circuit. 2007-08: Finished 7th overall at World Sprint Championships (Heerenvenn, NED) ... Won three individual and three team pursuit World Cup medals ... Ranked 3rd in 1,000 metres, 8th in 500 metres, 13th in 1,500 metres on World Cup circuit. 2006-07: Helped capture gold in team pursuit at World Single Distance Championships ... Finished 10th overall at Sprint WC (Hamar, NOR) ... Ranked 2nd in 1,000 metres on World Cup circuit ... Won first individual World Cup gold medal in Nagano (1,000 metres). 2005-06: Made Olympic debut in Turin, skating in four events (500 metres, 1,000 metres, 1,500 metres and team pursuit) ... Skated only in team pursuit time trial (first of four stages of race) but earned silver medal when teammates finished second in the final ... Best individual finish was 16th in 500 metres ... Finished 9th overall at Sprint WC (Heereenven, NED) ... Ranked 2nd in team pursuit on World Cup circuit. 2004-05: Won first career World Cup medal (silver) in team pursuit in Harbin, CHN in December ... Finished 12th overall at Sprint WC (Salt Lake City, USA) ... Ranked 5th in 1,000 metres and 9th in 500 metres on World Cup circuit. 2003-04: Captured gold in 500 and 1,000 metres, and bronze in 1,500 metres and pursuit to finish 3rd overall at World Junior Championships ... Was 15th overall at Sprint WC (Nagano, JPN) ... Ranked 21st in 1,000 metres on World Cup circuit. 2002-03: Overall world junior champion (Kushiro, JPN) ... Was 14th overall at Sprint WC (Calgary) ... Ranked 21st in 1,000 metres on World Cup circuit.