Hay River’s Gavin Broadhead won the regional RBC Training Ground program final in Alberta.
From hockey player to sprinter, now Gavin Broadhead will be hitting the ice for a whole new sport at the Olympic level.
Speed Skating Canada recently showed interest in the 23-year-old from Hay River, N.W.T., after he placed first at the regional RBC Training Ground final in Alberta. In July he will be headed to a four-day training camp at the Olympic Oval in Calgary.
“I’m pretty excited about the opportunity,” Broadhead said.
The program, co-sponsored by the CBC, RBC and the Canadian Olympic Committee, aims to find athletes with Olympic potential…