04.13.10 -CCA to partner
with National Cycling Centre – Atlantic Canada,
in Para-cycling Introduction Camp, April 16-17th
April 13, 2010 – The CCA is proud to partner
with the National Cycling Centre-Atlantic Canada for
their Para-cycling Introduction Camp, being held in
Dieppe, NB on April 16-17. The camp will be directed
by Luc Arseneau, Head coach at the National Centre and
coach at the Athens (2004) and Beijing (2008) Paralympic
Games. Arseneau will be assisted by Para-cycling Development
National Coach, Sébastien Travers and Prince
Edward Island coach, Andrew Scott who was involved in
the Spring Para-cycling National Camp in Cuba.
“The addition of the National Para-cycling Development
Coach, Sebastien Travers, to our initiation camp will
allow participants to get a better picture of the discipline
in which Canada excels. It is very important to maintain
this link to our National Cycling Centre has with the
Canadian Cycling Association; it provides a better overview
of the development plan we are putting forward for cyclists,
from beginners to the elite level.”, to comment
"The initiative of the National Center Atlantic
fits perfectly into the development program paracycling
Canada and we want to support them.", Travers adds.
"Such activity represents a lot for the National
Para-cycling Program since it allows us to identify
new athletes, coaches and staff. Moreover, it is taking
this kind of activity that the Centre of Dieppe will
become a center for paracycling in Atlantic Canada.
In addition to providing support in the activities
of talent detection and skills practice, Travers will
also present the existing development opportunities
appearing in the 2010 Para-cycling Program.