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Alison Desmarais


SportShort Track
Born26 Jun 1997
ResidenceMontreal, QC, CAN
Higher educationHuman Movement Studies - University of Calgary: Canada
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.662 08 Mar 2019 Calgary  
    1000m 1:30.261 04 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    1500m 2:23.180 09 Mar 2019 Calgary  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamVanderhoof Clippers Speed Skating Club: Canada  
Reason for choosing this sport"My family started the club in the town [Vanderhoof, BC, Canada] so it was a family activity."  
Name of coachNicole Ebert [club], CAN; Frederic Blackburn [national], CAN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age eight in Vanderhoof, BC, Canada.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolCanadian speed skater Cindy Klassen. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing third in the 3000m relay at the 2018 World Cup event in Calgary, AB, Canada. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Always keep it fun." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2018)  
Awards and honoursShe was awarded the 2017 Premier's Award for Aboriginal Youth Excellence in Sport in British Columbia, Canada. (, 21 Mar 2018)  
Other informationCOACH
She coaches skating at the Calgary Speed Skating Club in Alberta, Canada. (, 21 Mar 2018)
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay6  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1000m16  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m18  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m19  
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m21  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m25  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m47  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m50  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m60