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Sport Cycling - Road, Cycling - Track
CGA Canada   
Gender Men
Born 14 Nov 1982 in Whitehorse, CAN
Height1.75 m
Weight 75 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Wife Rebecca
Residence North Vancouver, BC, CAN
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Higher education Architecture - University of Calgary: Canada
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started competing in 2002 in Calgary.
Why this sport? He first tried cycling as a means of training to improve his wrestling. He trained on a bike over summer and was convinced to switch sports.
Club / Team Team SpiderTech: Canada
Name of coach Richard Wooles [national track]
General Interest
Hobbies Skiing, drawing, playing guitar. (zerailleur.com, 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Inflicting pain on others by inflicting pain on yourself." (agendasports.ca, 2012)
Awards and honours In 2006 he was voted the top Canadian track cyclist by Pedal Magazine. (agendasports.ca, 2012)
Other sports He competed in freestyle wrestling for 10 years before taking up cycling. (zerailleur.com, 2012)
Ambitions To compete at the 2012 Olympic Games in London before becoming world champion by 2016. (agendasports.ca, 2012)
Other information AMBASSADOR
He is ambassador for the ActNow BC, to help promote environment awareness. (agendasport.ca, 2012)