Skater’s Name: Vincent De Haître
Hometown: Cumberland, ON
Birth date: June 16, 1994
Racing Class: Senior
Racing Discipline: Longtrack Speed Skating
Home Club: Gloucester Concordes
Oval/Calgary Coach: Bart Schouten
Years of speed skating: 16 years
Training Environment: I have been following a skating training system set up by my coach. This includes structured training workouts, weight training and race support. During the winter, we have access to coaching support 7 days week. We have coaching and Team Manager support at all major races. I am being trained and monitored through a structured training system designed by our coach and support staff. Training includes strength training, interval workouts, training zone evaluations, video analysis and monitoring of training and racing by the coach. We worked on individual and group skills relevant to Long track speed skating.
Current Status as a Skater:
- National longtrack team member Elite Pool
Best racing abilities:
- Sprinting / Middle distances
Other Sports Interests:
- Road and track cycling
School and grade:
- Graduate of École Secondaire Béatrice-Desloges.
- Attending University of Calgary
- Various outdoor activities.
Goals for 2016-17:
- Win medals for Canada at World Cups and World Championships
- Become Olympic medalist
I enjoy this sport immensely and would like to continue to develop my skills to the highest level possible.
Vincent De Haître
Member of the National Longtrack team