November 24/08 9:18 am - Olympic/Paralympic Cycling Athletes Converge on Quebec for Cycling Celebration
Posted by Editor on 11/24/08
Olympic/Paralympic Cycling Athletes Converge on Quebec for Cycling Celebration
Members of Canada's Olympic and Paralympic cycling teams will be coming to Quebec City next weekend for the Canadian Olympic & Paralympic Cycling Celebration on Saturday, November 29th. The event is brought to you by the Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) and CanadianCyclist.com.
Members of the cycling community and media will have the opportunity to meet and honour members of Canada's Beijing Olympic & Paralympic cycling team in the relaxed environment of the Boudoir Lounge restaurant (www.boudoirlounge.com) between 8:00 pm and 11:00 pm Saturday evening.
Athletes who have confirmed their attendance include bronze medal winning Paralympians Mathilde Hupin Debeurne (Sherbrooke, QC), Genevieve Ouellet (Quebec, QC) and Jean Quevillon (Ste-Adele, QC). Also confirmed is mountain bike professional Marie-Helene Premont (Chateau Richer, QC), who won the 2008 World Cup title, and professional road and track rider Martin Gilbert (Chateauguay, QC). A full list of confirmed attendees is listed below.
A $20 cover charge will help raise funds for Canada's national team development program. Entry will be limited to 200 people, with 100 spots available through pre-registration. The remaining spots will be allocated at the door on a first come-first served basis, with a limit of 200 participants in total. To pre-register, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is your opportunity to meet some of Canada's top cyclists, and celebrate their success.
Eric Bourgault (Orford, QC) Ë† Para Athlete 5th Individual Pursuit
Stephane Cote (Quebec, QC) Ë† Para Athlete 6th Road Race
Martin Gilbert (Chateauguay, QC) Ë† Road Athlete 12th Madison
Mathilde Hupin Debeurne (Sherbrooke, QC) Ë† Para Athlete Bronze medal Road Race
Brayden McDougall (Calgary, AB) Ë† Para Athlete 7th Individual Pursuit & 1000m Time Trial
Rico Morneau (Ste Martine, QC) Ë† Para Athlete 9th Time Trial & Road Race
Jean Quevillon (Ste-Adele, QC) Ë† Para Athlete Bronze medal Individual Pursuit
Genevieve Ouellet (Quebec, QC) - Para Athlete Bronze medal Road Race
Marie-Helene Premont (Chateau Richer, QC) - Mountain Bike