Posted by Editoress on 06/6/18
Cycling Canada has selected a team of six riders to compete in national colours at the Grand Prix Cycliste Gatineau on June 7-8, in Gatineau, Quebec. The UCI sanctioned event consists of the road race on Thursday and a time trial on Friday.
Karol Ann Canuel
Kaitlyn Rauwerda (center)
The six rider team will be led by Karol-Ann Canuel, the three time world champion in the Team Time Trial, who makes her home in Gatineau. Canuel has finished second twice (2015 & 2017) and third once (2016) at the Gatineau time trial.
Canuel will be joined by Marie-Soleil Blais, Emily Marcoloni, Gabby Traxler and Junior-aged rider Kaitlyn Rauwerda, who recently won the Ontario road title and will be riding up a category. A second Junior rider, Simone Boilard, was also selected, but had to withdraw due to injury.
Karol Ann Canuel - Gatineau, Quebec
Simone Boilard - Quebec City, Quebec [injured]
Marie-Soleil Blais - Montreal, Quebec
Emily Marcoloni - Sudbury, Ontario
Gabby Traxler - Calgary, Alberta
Kaitlyn Rauwerda - Hamilton, Ontario
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