Notable Alumni

Vernon Speed Skating Club is proud to recognize the elite athletes that bring honour to the speed skating community. These athletes work tirelessly to achieve a level of competition and success that gains them recognition in the sport. Accomplishments from these athletes reflect back on our Club and compel us, with great delight, to represent them here.

Connie Kapak

Connie Kapak

Professional Speed Skater

Connie Kapak is a contender to be reckoned with. Connie skated with the Vortex Team prior to moving to Calgary to be a part of something bigger. She now trains Long Track at the Calgary Olympic Oval and competes at a National level.

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Peter Blokker

Peter Blokker

Former Founder and Mentor

Peter Blokker passed away in January of 2018.  He was one of the Founders of the Vernon Speed Skating Club.  He was also a friend, a coach, a mentor, a master skater, and a passionate individual who loved the sport.  He will be missed by many.

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