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Danaé Blais

Canada

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTCAN21005199901
NOCCanada
Born10 May 1999 in Châteauguay 
GenderWomen
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, French
Higher educationSocial and Behavioral Science - Maisonneuve College: Montreal, QC, CAN
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 42.835 11 Nov 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:29.719 01 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:19.721 27 Nov 2021 Dordrecht  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/danae.blais  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age seven in LaSalle, QC, Canada.  
Name of coachSebastien Cros [national], FRA; Marc Gagnon [national], CAN  
Training RegimeShe trains at the Maurice Richard Arena in Montreal, QC, Canada.  
Reason for choosing this sport"My brother was already doing speed skating so I tried it too and liked it."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer brother Cedrik Blais. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Hero / IdolCanadian short track skater Kim Boutin. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 3000m relay at the 2018 World Junior Championships in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Famous relativesHer brother Cedrik Blais has represented Canada in short track. He was part of the team that won gold in the 5000m relay at the 2020 World Cup event in Dordrecht, Netherlands. (mn2s.com, 16 Feb 2020; SportsDeskOnline, 15 Dec 2020; Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Work hard and good things will happen to you." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (mn2s.com, 16 Feb 2020)  
HobbiesCycling. (Instagram profile, 26 Sep 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2020/2021 World Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay12  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall19  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall22  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 3000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Four Continents Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Nagoya 3000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Dordrecht 3000m Relay2  
    2021/2022 World Cup Dordrecht 3000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Montreal, QC 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Almaty 3000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Dresden 3000m Relay5  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m7  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m8  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m8  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m9  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m17  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1500m19  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1500m23  
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m23  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m24  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m25  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m26  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m28  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m30  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m54  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m62  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m68