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April 29/02 5:46 am - Ontario DH Camp, Lungs for Life Bike Trek

Posted by Editor on 04/29/02

OCA Downhill Training Camp - Bromont

May 17-20

Project Manager - John Holman

1. To provide a training opportunity for nationally competitive OCA downhill athletes. This will facilitate skill and bike handling development.
2. Educate provincially competitive athletes about proper periodized training.
3. Give athletes an opportunity to experience training/riding on a velodrome.

Selection Criteria:
Interested athletes must apply to be considered for this training camp. The High performance committee will review applications. A maximum of 6 (six) athletes will be selected for this project. Applications are available on the OCA Website at

Deadline of Thursday May 2nd 2002.

Lungs are for Life BikeTrek

The Ontario Lung Association is hosting it's Annual Lungs are for Life BikeTrek. BikeTrek is not a race; it is an opportunity to cycle quiet country roads and explore scenic York and Georgian Bay regions while supporting the efforts of The Lung Association. Funds raised through this event will support medical research and lung health education, and will help to raise awareness abouth the importance of lung health.

This year's event is scheduled for the August 17 & 18th week-end. The BikeTrek begins in Newmarket at the Ray Twinney Recreation complex on Saturday morning. Cyclists will travel through the Georgian Bay region and stay overnight at the Kempenfelt Conference Centre, which boasts beautiful lake front accomodations. The journey ends on Sunday, back at Ray Twinney Rec. Complex with a Finish Line BBQ for cyclists, their families and friends, and sponsors.

Ontario Lung Association - York Community Office
4581 Hwy 7, Suite 103C
Unionville, Ontario
L3R 1M6
Phone: 905-947-8577
When you can't breathe, nothing else matters.


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