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Morrison is Back!

Posted on January 30, 2011 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Morrison’s Back!

By Speedskating Canada- Date posted: 01/30/2011

Denny Morrison (Fort St. John, BC) demonstrated he’s back in fine form, adding yet another medal to his collection. Morrison skated to silver in the men’s 1000m event in a time of 1:09.57; adding to his 1500m silver medal from Frid...

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Denny Morrison among Canadians to hit podium at World Cup speed skating stop

Posted on January 28, 2011 at 11:34 PM Comments comments (0)

By Gary Kingston, Vancouver Sun January 28, 2011 2:05 PM

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He’s still not quite back to the old Denny Morrison — supremely fit, brimming with confidence — but the long track speed skater from Fort St. John is edging ever closer after going back to some old equipment.

Morrison, skating o...

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Denny Morrison on the Podium at Moscow World Cup

Posted on January 28, 2011 at 10:38 PM Comments comments (0)

Date posted: 01/28/2011by Speed Skating Canada



Denny Morrison skated a strong 1500m race, finishing in 1:46.25 to capture the silver medal. Gold went to Ivan Skobrev of Russia (1:45.49) and Mark Tuitert of the Netherlands managed to win the bronze medal in 1:46.59. This is a second individual podium finish this season for Morrison, who won a bronze medal in the 1000m at the last World Cup this Fall.

“My race went pretty good, but ther...

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Tale of the tape soothes Morrison

Posted on January 7, 2011 at 11:19 PM Comments comments (0)

Fort St. John native finds new motivation after Olympic heartbreak nearly ended his career


By Gary Kingston, Vancouver Sun January 7, 2011

Denny Morrison of Canada battles ...

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Sometimes less is more

Posted on December 12, 2010 at 3:15 AM Comments comments (0)

The Canadian Press- Published On Sat Dec 11 2010

OBIHIRO, JAPAN—Discovering that sometimes less is more, Denny Morrison found his way on to a World Cup podium for the first time this season.

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Denny Morrison wins silver medal in 1,500-metre

Posted on March 13, 2010 at 10:12 AM Comments comments (0)

Date posted: 03/12/2010 by Speed Skating Canada

Denny Morrison of Fort St. John, B.C., won the silver medal in the men’s 1,500 metres on Friday at the World Cup Final in long track speed skating.  Morrison clocked 1:46.12 finishing behind Shani Davis of the U.S., first at 1:45.20.  Kjeld Nuis of the Netherlands took the bronze in 1:46.61.

Kristina Groves of Ottawa was the top Canadia...

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World Cup Erfurt: Results

Posted on March 8, 2010 at 4:32 PM Comments comments (0)

Denny Morrison, 7th in the 1000m and best Canadian result today

Date posted: 03/06/2010 by Speedskating Canada

“It’s back to normal!” commented Alberta’s Jamie Gregg. One week after the jubilent crowds at the Richmond Olympic Oval, Canada’s long track speed skaters were back on the ice – this time in Erfurt, Germany. The best Canadian performance of the ...

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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)



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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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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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

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, 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, Posted Friday, February 26, 2010 3:59 PM ET

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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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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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Canada's Morrison finishes 9th in speedskating

Posted on February 21, 2010 at 3:29 AM Comments comments (0)

By George Johnson, Canwest Olympic Team February 20, 2010 9:13 PM

In this file photo, Denny Morrison of Canada warms down after finishing a disappointing 13th in the me...

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Morrison: Most disappointing performance

Posted on February 18, 2010 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

By Grant Roberton, The Globe and Mail Posted Thursday, February 18, 2010 12:13 AM ET


Denny Morrison didn't have to search for the words to describe hi...

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