July 08, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – Cycling Canada and Louis Garneau Sports are proud to unveil the approved design for the Team Canada uniform that will be worn by the Canadian cyclists competing at the 2015 Pan-American and Parapan American Games in Toronto this upcoming summer.
The uniform, which for the first time was voted by the public via social media, will be white with the red maple leaf as the centrepiece of the uniform. A hint of the Cycling Canada trademark blue can be seen around the maple leaf. The shorts will be black, with the Canada wordmark on the each side.
“Both Cycling Canada and Louis Garneau have a commitment of excellence to our cycling athletes with the best possible tools they require to perform at the highest international level. Throughout our partnership with LG to design state-of-the-art competitive clothing, our athletes will continue to perform on the international scene with the best apparel on the market,” said Cycling Canada High Performance Director Jacques Landry.
Known for its high-performance apparel that outfits some of the top riders and athletes in the world, Louis Garneau supply the teams with technologically-advanced apparel for optimal performances.
Louis Garneau has outfitted the Canadian National Cycling Teams since the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games, in which Louis Garneau himself competed. Since then, Louis Garneau Sports has been the official cycling apparel partner of Cycling Canada.
In addition to outfitting Cycling Canada, Louis Garneau notably outfits UCI Pro-Continental Team Europcar, UCI Continental team Garneau-Quebecor, and Canadian-based mountain bike team SCOTT-3Rox Racing.
Since the original partnership in 1984, Cycling Canada athletes have won 11 Olympic medals and collected 69 UCI World Championships medals.