Olympic speedskater Maddison Pearman from Ponoka, Alta., has been selected for the provisional team for the Long Track World Cups in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland.
The two back-to-back World Cups, the International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup Speed Skating 5 and 6, will be held Feb. 10 to 12 and 17 to 19.
Canada’s team for these events include athletes that were pre-qualified based on international results from the fall. Others earned their spots at the Long Track Canada Cup 2 Skate Off in Quebec City from Jan. 5 to 8.
The Canadian team has had a successful start to their international season, with 23 medals across four events.
The teams are not considered final until the appeal period has passed.