In 1931, Eleanor Van Impe skated her way to the front ranks in the Canadian and North American Championships. Her winning accomplishments stretched over an eleven-year period; her specialties varied from the 220-yard race to 3/4 -mile, indoor and outdoor races.
Following her competition days, she coached many Saskatchewan speed Skaters.
Eleanor also excelled in softball, bowling, and curling. She found time to be involved as a figure skating judge, and represented Saskatchewan on provincial golf teams