• Iris Fletcher

    Iris Fletcher

    Iris Fletcher began speed skating in her hometown of Winnipeg, Manitoba when she was eight years old. She was an outstanding skater, winning Manitoba championships in various age divisions. Fletcher moved to Regina as an adult in 1965, and became Read more →

  • Clarence Downey

    Clarence Downey

    At the time when Clarence Downey was at a young age there were little organized speed skating competitions, instead there was barrel jumping on speed skates. A Western Canadian Champion Barrel Jumper he was known as, “Dare Devil Downey” from Read more →

  • Boschuk Walter

    Walter “Wally” Boschuck

    Wally Boschuk was born in Struan, Saskatchewan on October 12, 1928. He bought his first pair of speed skates in 1944 when he was a sixteen-year-old high school student. Coached by Clarence Downey, Boschuk had shown promise as a speed Read more →