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Morrison: "I decided I'd take on the Kristina Groves approach and just try to not care so much..."

Posted on November 9, 2010 at 9:33 PM Comments comments (1)

Even though the Olympics in Vancouver were a disappointment for Denny Morrison in terms of his individual performances in the 1000m and 1500m and the aftermath in the media shortly thereafter, he showed some remarkable resilience when he helped Team Canada win Olympic Gold in the Team Pursuit just a few days later. But that was then, and this is now. With his 1:08.46 in the 1000m at the Fall World Cup Trials in Calgary last month, Morrison gave a good start to this post-Olympic season, and...

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"The Olympic Teampursuit" by Speedskating-Online

Posted on October 10, 2010 at 9:52 PM Comments comments (0)

“As a team, we focused on each one of our strengths to put together one of the strongest teams...”   

 

It was not until the very last day of speed skating competition at the Olympic Games in Vancouver that the Canadian men’s long track team claimed their first gold medal, after they had defeated Team USA in the Team Pursuit final, but it turned out to be an omen for another Olympic final the very next day, in which Team USA once again had to ...

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More video's from Golden Team Pursuit Race

Posted on March 3, 2010 at 11:57 PM Comments comments (1)

You can view a summary of the Men's Team Pursuit final:


Men's Team Pursuit Final


Victory Ceremony

B.C.'s Morrison helps Canada win Olympic speedskating gold

Posted on February 28, 2010 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

By Grant Granger - BC Local News

 

Published: February 27, 2010 5:00 PM

Updated: February 28, 2010 6:43 AM



B.C.'s Denny Morrison gives a fist pump while teammates Lucas Makowsky and Mathieu Giroux are all smiles after winning the men'...

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Morrison shows he's a team player

Posted on February 28, 2010 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (0)

February 27, 2010 by Chris Young


Mathieu Giroux, right, Denny Morrison, left, and Lucas Makowsy jump for joy on the podium after winning gold. (Feb. 27, ...

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Victorious Canadian speedskaters optimistic about their hockey brethren

Posted on February 28, 2010 at 1:53 PM Comments comments (0)

VANCOUVER - CANADA-U.S.-SEQUEL

 

After beating the United States in the long-track speedskating team pursuit final, Canada's men were hoping the hockey team could repeat the feat in Sunday's gold-medal game.


Denny Morrison, Mathieu Giroux and Lucas Makowsky were actually pretty confident about it.

"For sure Canada wins," said Morrison.


Giroux: "I think with (Roberto) Luongo in the net, I think we're just g...

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Fort St. John celebrates Denny Morrison's gold medal win

Posted on February 28, 2010 at 1:51 PM Comments comments (0)

Andrew Vacheresse/Jackie Crawford Feb 27, 2010 22:02:00 PM


VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) - Many are celebrating in Fort St. John in honour of Denny Morrison's gold medal win, Saturday. Morrison has been named Fort St. John Skater of the Year for seven consecutive years, which is an acknowledgment for the way the skater has put his community on the map.


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Golden redemption in speed skating

Posted on February 28, 2010 at 1:47 PM Comments comments (0)

Pursuit team edges U.S. rivals for Canada's fifth long-track medal

By GEORGE JOHNSON, Canwest Olympic Team February 28, 2010 5:07 AM



Canada's Denny Morrison (from left), Lucas Makowsky and Ma...

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Morrison, Makowsky, and Giroux Earn Olympic Gold

Posted on February 28, 2010 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Date posted: 02/27/2010 by Speedskating Canada


Richmond (Sportcom) – Canada’s team pursuit men Denny Morrison (Fort St.John, B.C.), Lucas Makowsky (Regina, SK) and Mathieu Giroux (Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC) beat Team U.S.A’s Brian Hansen, Chad Hedrick and Jonathan Kuck, for the gold medal, Saturday in the final long track speed skating event at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.  In the bro...

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Video's from Golden Pursuit race

Posted on February 28, 2010 at 1:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Video from CTV.ca from the Golden Race from Canada's Denny Morrison, Lucas Makwosky and Mathieu Giroux


Canadian Video from the race


Canadian Interview

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Denny Morrison wins gold in the Team Pursuit

Posted on February 28, 2010 at 1:42 AM Comments comments (0)

Saturday, February 27, 2010 by Energetic City.ca



Photo:  Denny Morrison, Lucas Makowsky and Mathieu Giroux (L-R) skate with two of their country's flags after winning the men's team pursuit speed skati...

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Canada wins team pursuit gold

Posted on February 27, 2010 at 11:17 PM Comments comments (0)

By Danny Celia, CTVOlympics.ca Posted Saturday, February 27, 2010 5:05 PM ET



Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press


Canada has struck gold at the Richmond Olympic Oval. 


The men's long track speed skating team pursuit trio of Denny Morrison, Lucas Makowsky and Mathi...

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Canada races to at least silver

Posted on February 27, 2010 at 3:39 PM Comments comments (0)

By George Johnson, Canwest Olympic Team; Canwest News Service;

February 27, 2010 3:06 AM


Denny Morrison loves getting under the hood. He lavishes time and money on his passion for cars, a 1991 black Dodge Stealth being among his prized possessions.

Knowing a thing or two about engines, then, Morrison's aware that he and his Canadian pursuit team may not have the piston-...

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Canada's pursuit team will earn medal

Posted on February 27, 2010 at 1:52 AM Comments comments (0)

Men will take at least silver.

Last Updated: Friday, February 26, 2010 | 6:41 PM ET By Chris Iorfida, CBC Sports



Canadian speedskaters Denny Morrison, right, Lucas Makowsky and Mathieu Giroux, back, twice set an Olympic Record o...

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Canadian women out in team pursuit; men go for gold

Posted on February 26, 2010 at 11:43 PM Comments comments (0)

By Danny Celia, CTVOlympics.ca Posted Friday, February 26, 2010 3:59 PM ET


Getty Images


Canadian women will not medal in the long track speed skating team pursuit, while the men will be going for gold.


 

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Families are athletes' 'backbone' at Games

Posted on February 22, 2010 at 2:24 AM Comments comments (0)

By Lori Culbert, Canwest Olympic Team February 21, 2010 8:02 PM


Denny Morrison of Canada cools down following his 9th place finish in the men's 1500-meter speedskating competition at Richmon...

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Speed skater Denny Morrison apologizes to coach, teammates

Posted on February 22, 2010 at 2:15 AM Comments comments (0)

‘There should be no mistake: I put all the blame on my shoulders’: Morrison

 


February 21, 2010 Randy Starkman

 


RICHMOND, B.C.—Denny Morrison, who created a stir within the Canadian speed skating team with his comments following his disappointing showing at these Olympics, ap...

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Morrison struggles to explain failure

Posted on February 21, 2010 at 11:47 AM Comments comments (0)

By George Johnson, Calgary Herald February 21, 2010 3:05 AM  




Calgary's Denny Morrison skates with his head down following his disappointing 9th place finish in the men's 1,500-metre speedskating...

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Morrison bewildered and a little angry

Posted on February 21, 2010 at 11:33 AM Comments comments (0)

Posted Sunday, February 21, 2010 1:13 AM ET

By Christie Blatchford, The Globe and Mail


Denny Morrison of Canada competes in the men's speed skating 5000m on Day 2 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. Getty Images


Denny Morrison was b...

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Denny Morrison finishes disappointing ninth in men's long-track 1,500

Posted on February 21, 2010 at 4:58 AM Comments comments (0)

By Shi Davidi (CP)


RICHMOND, B.C. — Denny Morrison emerged from his latest poor performance at the Olympic and began to question everything.


The 24-year-old long-track speedskater from Fort St. John, B.C. - a former world champion in the distance and one of Canada's top medal hopefuls at the Richmond Oval - finished a disappointing ninth in the men's 1,500 metres at the Vancouver Games on Saturday.


The result follows Morrison's frus...

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