Speed Skating Canada on Tuesday released its 12-person roster ahead of this weekendís regional qualifying competition in Salt Lake City.
Canadaís six-man and six-woman teams will skate against hopefuls from across North America and Oceania in an effort to qualify for next monthís world championships in Hamar, Norway.
Ivanie Blondin of Ottawa, Kali Christ of Regina, Sarah Gregg of Edmonton, Lauren McGuire of Ottawa, Brittany Schussler of Winnipeg, and Tori Spence of Kamloops, will represent the women.
The menís team will feature Jordan Belchos of Toronto, Nick Goplen of Calgary, Alec Janssens of Chilliwack, Lucas Makowsky of Regina, and Winnipegís Justin Warsylewicz and Stefan Waples.
Each qualifier competed at the Canadian trials last week in Calgary, from which Canadaís roster was selected.
The world championships are spread over two days beginning Feb. 15.