Gérard ‘Gerry’ Cassan

Biography

Athlete : Speed Skating
Year Inducted: 1987
Date of Birth: December 5th, 1954
Born in: Ottawa, Ontario

Versatile athlete who made his mark in speed skating, but also excelled in cycling and lacrosse. In speed skating, specialty was 500 metres. Won over 680 indoor and outdoor Ontario, national, and international titles. Was a member of 1972 Olympic team. Won world’s junior 500m in 1974. Member of Ontario lacrosse championship teams. Ontario junior open champion in cycling. Member Speed Skating Canada Hall of Fame (1995).