World Cup #1 – Montreal, CAN
At the first of two world cup weekends in Montreal, Corey competed in the 500m and 1500m distances.
In the 500m, Corey unfortunately received a penalty in the early rounds, giving him a ranking of 48th. In the 1500m,
Corey made it through to the semi-finals, finishing in 16th place.
Also in action for Australia was Hyo Jin Kim who was 29th in the 1000m (2) and 32nd in the 1500m.
World Cup #2 – Montral, CAN
In the second World Cup in Montral, Corey improved to have two results in the top-17, taking part in the 1000m and 1500m (1) event.
In the 1000m, Corey advanced through to the quarter final round, with a final placing of 16th. In the 1500m, Corey made it through an extra round to reach the semi-finals, finishing in 17th.
In the women’s event, Hyo Jin Kim placed 28th in the 1500m (1) and 36th in the 1000m.
ISU Four Continents Short Track Championships – Laval, Canada
Also in Montreal was the Four Continents Short Track Championships, which took place nearby just after the World Cup events, in Laval in early November.
Corey had a much improved performance in Laval, reaching the B-Final in the 1000m, with a final ranking of sixth place.
He also made the B-Final in the 1500, with a 12th place performance, and was 17th in the 500m.
Hyo Jin Kim best performance was a 12th place finish in the women’s 1000m, and was 16th in the 500m and 18th in the 1500m.
The World Cup series now heads to Asia, with the next events for Corey the World Cup competition in Beijing, China, on December 8-10, followed by the World Cup in Seoul, Korea, on December 15-17.