March 19/03 11:22 am - Canadian Team Announced for Redlands
Posted by Editoress on 03/19/03
Green And Sydor to Lead Canadian Team at Redlands
Two-time defending MTB World Champion and the Commonwealth Games Champion, Roland Green, will lead an 8-man team to the Redlands Bicycle Classic in California, April 1-6, 2003. Green is coming off a strong performance at Tour de Langkawi in February, where he won the Mountains jersey and finished 4th overall. Also riding for men's team is Seamus McGrath, Andreas Hestler, Chris Sheppard, Ricky Federau, Mathieu Toulouse, Julian Hine and Roddi Lega.
Sydor, a three time MTB World Champions and nine-time medallist at Worlds will lead the women through Redlands. She will be joined by Commonwealth Games Champion, Chrissy Redden. Joining these two will be Kiara Bisaro, Trish Sinclair, Erin Carter and 2002 National Road Champion Katy St. Laurent.
Yury Kashirin will lead the team at Redlands, with assistance from Svetlana Mintianskaia and Michel Leblanc. A strong cast of support personnel with also be present.
For more information on the race, please visit the official site www.redlandsclassic.com
Canadian roster for the 2003 Redlands Bicycle Classic - April 1-6, 2003
Ricky Federau Abbotsford, BC
Roland Green Victoria, BC
Andrea Hestler North Vancouver, BC
Julian Hine Ottawa, ON
Roddi Lega Edmonton, AB
Seamus McGrath Carlisle, ON
Chris Sheppard Kamloops, BC
Mathieu Toulouse Montreal, QC
Kiara Bisaro Courtney, BC
Erin Carter St. Anne, MB
Katy St. Laurent Rimouski, QC
Chrissy Redden Campbellville, ON
Trish Sinclair Victoria, BC
Alison Sydor Victoria, BC
Yury Kashirin Manager / Head Coach
Michel Leblanc Assistant Coach
Svetlana Mintianskaia Assistant Coach
Peter Vallance Mechanic
Troy Woodburn Mechanic
Judy Phleger Soigneur
The CCA would like to recognize and thank their sponsors and suppliers for their continued support of the National Team: Tim Hortons, Rudy Project, Louis Garneau, Hammerbar, Michelin, Devinci, Look, Sportsbalm and Mavic.