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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

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 ( 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

This is your opportunity to meet some of Canada's top cyclists, and celebrate their success.

Eric Bourgault (Orford, QC) ˆ Para Athlete 5th Individual Pursuit

Stephane Cote (Quebec, QC) ˆ Para Athlete 6th Road Race

Martin Gilbert (Chateauguay, QC) ˆ Road Athlete 12th Madison

Mathilde Hupin Debeurne (Sherbrooke, QC) ˆ Para Athlete Bronze medal Road Race

Brayden McDougall (Calgary, AB) ˆ Para Athlete 7th Individual Pursuit & 1000m Time Trial

Rico Morneau (Ste Martine, QC) ˆ Para Athlete 9th Time Trial & Road Race

Jean Quevillon (Ste-Adele, QC) ˆ Para Athlete Bronze medal Individual Pursuit

Genevieve Ouellet (Quebec, QC) - Para Athlete Bronze medal Road Race

Marie-Helene Premont (Chateau Richer, QC) - Mountain Bike


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