8 a.m., Oct. 28)
Local speedskater to make World Cup debut for Canada
Concordes member Vincent de Haitre will be competing in
his first World Cup next month after placing fourth in
the 1500 metres at the recent national team trials.
Haitre, 19, has been named to the team competing at the
opening World Cup event in Calgary on Nov. 6-8. He previously
competed for Canada at last year's World Junior Championships,
but this will be his first World Cup at the senior level.
Cumberland resident came up through the Gloucester Concordes
system and is currently a member of the national development
Haitre has already competed internationally in the sport
of cycling when he made the Junior Pan Am team in 2012.
In 2013 he captured the gold medal in the men's Elite
Kilo Time Trial and a bronze in the Match Sprint at the
Canadian Senior Cycling Championships.
8 a.m., Oct. 17)
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