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Ski & Snowboard News / Watch International Speed Skating World Cup Free on Nov. 1

Oct 28, 2019 04:42PM ● By Harriet Wallis

Skaters race at terrifying speeds / photo: Speed skaing organization

The Utah Olympic Oval -- venue for this event -- is in Kearns, Utah, 14 miles southwest of Salt Lake City.

Three days of competition -- Nov. 1, 2, and 3 -- will feature the world's top Short Track skaters from the U.S., the Netherlands, Russia, China, South Korea and more. Even with a home advantage, Team USA skaters will face steep competition. Athletes will attempt to set personal bests and break world records!

Skaters will be racing in the following distances: 500m, 1000m, 1500m, 2000m mixed gender relay, 3000m relay and 5000m relay.  

U.S. athletes competing in the event include 2018 PyeongChang Olympians Maame Biney, Aaron Tran and Thomas Hong. 

Admission is free for all ages on Friday, Nov. 1.   Tickets are available for purchase on for $10 for adults (ages 13+) and $5 for youth ages 6 to 12. Children 5 and under will be admitted to the event for free. Admission really is free for all ages on Friday, Nov. 1.   

Friday, November 1

Doors Open: 8:00 am

Event Time: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Saturday, November 2

Doors Open: 1:00 pm

Event Time: 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Sunday, November 3

Doors Open: 1:00 pm

Event Time: 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

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