MEET CANADA’S 2016 TRACK CYCLING TEAM RIO 2016 OLYMPIC/PARALYMPIC SEND OFF RACE AND BBQ
Cycling Canada Cyclisme – On July 29th, Cycling Canada invites you to come and meet the athletes from the Canadian Track Cycling Team at a special Rio 2016 Olympic Ride Off and Barbecue event at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton, ON.
Canada’s Women’s Team Pursuit squad will compete in a special exhibition race facing off against the Men’s Paralympic Tandem in a head-to-head race simulation. Media are invited to come a capture content prior to the team’s departure to Rio and celebrate track cycling with a send-off BBQ hosted by Mattamy Homes.
This is a free event for the media and the general public. Cycling fans will be able to see the Olympic and Paralympic teams in action, and have a chance to interact with the group prior to their departure for the Rio 2016 Games.
Athletes, coaches and high-performance staff from Cycling Canada will be on-hands to answer any questions before they make their way the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
- Jasmin Glaesser (endurance)
- Laura Brown (endurance)
- Kirsti Lay (endurance)
- Georgia Simmerling (endurance)
- Allison Beveridge (endurance)
- Jean-Michel Lachance (para-cycling)
- Daniel Chalifour (para-cycling)
- Kate O’Brien (sprint)
- Monique Sullivan (sprint)
- Hugo Barrette (sprint)
- Craig Griffin (women endurance coach)
- Erin Hartwell (sprint coach)
WHEN: July 29, 2016
WHERE: Mattamy National Cycling Centre (Milton, ON)
- 1:30 Doors Open to the public
- 2:30 4km Ride Off
- 3:00 Meet and Greet BBQ
Media credential will be required to access infield. Please contact Guy Napert-Frenette (403-669-5015, firstname.lastname@example.org) to request accreditation. All media interviews are required to be booked with sufficient advance notice.
ABOUT CYCLING CANADA
Cycling Canada is the governing body for competitive cycling in Canada. Founded in 1882, Cycling Canada aims to create and sustain an effective system that develops talented Canadian cyclists to achieve Olympic, Paralympic, and World Championship medal performances. With the vision of being a leading competitive cycling nation by 2020 celebrating enhanced international success, increased national participation and world class event hosting, Cycling Canada manages the High-Performance team, hosts national and international events and administers community programs to promote Cycling in Canada. For more information, please visit: www.cyclingcanada.ca.
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