Chantal At The Para-Cyling World Cup In Spain
25 May 2011
The Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) is pleased to announce the six athletes selected for the 2011 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Cup in Segovia, Spain, held from June 10th to June 12th, 2011. Three news faces will be introduced to their first Para-cycling World Cup competition: Chantal Petitclerc of Montreal, QC, Marie-Ève Croteau of Québec, QC and Karen March of Victoria, BC. In addition to the rookie athletes, Marie-Claude Molnar of Sainte-Adèle, QC, Shelley Gautier of Toronto, ON and Brayden McDougall of Calgary, AB will make the trip overseas to race.
Chantal Petitclerc, a prolific wheelchair racer with 21 Paralympic medals including 14 Gold medals in five Paralympic Games, will race for the first time wearing the Canadian uniform. Petitclerc, a companion of the Order of Canada and Golden Jubilee Medal recipient, is excited at to renew her love for sport with the sport of para-cycling.