Athlete Biography

Impairment Details
He lost the use of his legs after a car accident in January 2008. His car broke down and while waiting for assistance a truck crashed into his car.

Reason for taking up this sport
He trained in triathlon for four years before his accident, so he naturally wanted to take up cycling and swimming following rehabilitation.

To compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Alongside his coach Sebastien Travers, they were named as one of 50 athlete and coach pairings to benefit from Suncor Energy’s 2013 Fuelling Athletes and Coaching Excellence programme, which included a CAN$8,000 grant.
He was named the 2010 Male Para Triathlete of the Year by Triathlon Canada.

He has an annual fundraising event named Objective Rio 2016 in order to raise funds to compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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Competition Highlights

World Championships
4TRI-12012Auckland, NZL1:00:33


Road World Championships
5Team Relay2013Baie-Comeau, QC, CAN
6H2 - Time Trial2013Baie-Comeau, QC, CAN
7H3 - Road Race2014Greenville, SC, USA
7H3 - Time Trial2014Greenville, SC, USA
8H2 - Road Race2013Baie-Comeau, QC, CAN
Castiglione della Pescaia
6Team Relay2014Castiglione della Pescaia, ITA
8H3 - Time Trial2014Castiglione della Pescaia, ITA
DNFH3 - Road Race2014Castiglione della Pescaia, ITA
International Para-cycling Cup - Cantimpalos
6Team Relay2014Cantimpalos, ESP
8H3 - Time Trial2014Cantimpalos, ESP
9H3 - Road Race2014Cantimpalos, ESP
6H2 - Road Race2013Matane, QC, CAN
6Team Relay2013Matane, QC, CAN
8H2 - Time Trial2013Matane, QC, CAN

Athlete Language: French

Athlete Other Sports: He has competed internationally for Canada in para-triathlon, para-biathlon and para-cycling.

Athlete Education: Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres, Canada

Athlete Hobbies: Handcycling, swimming.

Athlete Coach: Alan Carlsson [national]; Sebastien Travers

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