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B Final TP - Sochi 2014

Posted on February 22, 2014 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)

In today's Team Pursuit B final we lost to team Poland to finish 4th overall. More to come on our overall result shortly!

Team Pursuit - Sochi 2014

Posted on February 21, 2014 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

After the first two rounds of the Team Pursuit we'll be fighting for the bronze medal against team Poland. I'll give a full breakdown after the finals wrap up tomorrow. Wish us luck!!

 

1500m - Sochi 2014

Posted on February 15, 2014 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

If you didn't get a chance to see the results yet from today's 1500m, I finished 28th in a time of 1:48.51.

I'm actually quite happy w...

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1500m - Team Selections

Posted on January 2, 2014 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)

On the third day of the Canadian Olympic Trials, Lucas finished 4th in the 1500m (1:45.42). First was Denny Morrison in 1:45.00, Mathieu Giroux finished second in 1:45.36 and Vincent de Haitre was third in 1:45.40.

"It really isn't over until it's over. It's been a tough first half of the year with Fall World Cups and Olympic Trials not going nearly to plan, but when I went to the line in the 1500m at the Olympic Trials I had absolutely nothing to lose. I kept my focus simple and ...

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1000m - Team Selections

Posted on December 30, 2013 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

In today's 1000m at the Olympic Trials, Lucas finished 12th in 1:09.65. First was 19 year-old Vincent de Haitre (1:08.37), Muncef Ouardi finished second in 1:08.78 and Gilmore Junio was third in 1:08.87.

5000m - Team Selections

Posted on December 28, 2013 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (0)

This weekend the Olympic Trials/Canadian Single Distance Championships are taking place in Calgary. Today, Lucas competed in the 5000m, in which a spot could be earned on the Canadian Olympic Team that will compete in the Sochi Olympics in February. With his 6:33.29, Lucas finished third, after Mathieu Giroux (6:27.81) and Justin Warsylewicz (6:33.11).

If you want to see Lucas race, but are not near Calgary, make sure to check out the live stream on the website of the Olympic Oval ...

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5000m - WC Berlin

Posted on December 8, 2013 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Lucas skated in the B group of today’s 5000m and finished 20th (6:39.53). First in the A group was Jorrit Bergsma in 6:14.82.

TP - WC Berlin

Posted on December 7, 2013 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

On the second day of the World Cup in Berlin, Lucas competed in the Team Pursuit. Together with teammates Mathieu Giroux and Jordan Belchos, Team Canada raced to the 8th time of the day: 3:46.80. First was the Dutch team in 3:41.46.

1500m - WC Berlin

Posted on December 6, 2013 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)

This weekend, the last Fall World Cup of the season is taking place in Berlin. In today's 1500m, Lucas finished 18th with his 1:48.19. First was Joey Mantia in 1:45.80.

1000m - WC Astana

Posted on November 30, 2013 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)

On the second day of the World Cup in Astana, Lucas raced a 1000m in the B group. He finished 10th in 1:10.53. First in the A group was Shani Davis in 1:08.66.

"My races this weekend gave me a lot of confidence back. The changes I've made over the past week and a half are making a big difference and I'm feeling better on my skates every day. It was just really unfortunate to run into the crossover problem in the first lap of my 1500m. The 1000m went quite well though, so I'm quite ...

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