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Cycling Canada Talent ID Program Announced to Recruit New Athletes

release by Cycling Canada

February 20, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – Cycling Canada is seeking physically literate women and men with the ambition to excel as cyclists, to take part in the Pedal to the Medal Talent ID Initiative (P2M-TID). The P2M-TID is open to anyone in Canada who will be is 16 or over on Dec. 31, 2014. In particular, there is an immediate need for women with the athletic aptitude to make an immediate impact in cycling.

The P2M-TID testing protocol, to be run at various Canadian Sport Institutes nationwide, consists of three physical tests to help identify cycling-specific attributes. The tests are: vertical jump, six-second maximum power, and three-minute critical power. Candidates can expect to spend between 45 to 60 minutes in testing.

Those interested in participating in Cycling Canada’s P2M-TID initiative should fill out the form found here and send it via email to: TalentID@cyclingcanada.ca. Following a review of the information, eligible athletes will be contacted to set up a testing time at the appropriate location.

Locations and times for testing:

March 7-8:  Canadian Sport Institute – Pacific (PISE)
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day
4371 Interurban Road, Victoria, BC           V9E 2C5

March 9-10: Canadian Sport Institute – Pacific (Creek side)
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day
1 Athletes Way, Vancouver, BC V5Y 0B1

March 15-16: Canadian Sport Institute – Calgary
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day
2500 University Dr. NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

March 22 and 23: Canadian Sport Institute – Ontario
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day
204 – 12 Concorde Place, Toronto ON M3C 3R8

March 29-30 : Institut National du Sport du Québec / Université de Montréal
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day
Pavillon J-A.-DeSève, 2332, boul. Édouard-Montpetit (Métro Édouard-Montpetit)

1 Comments For This Post

  1. Ben Aroundo, ON, Canada says:

    What wins in sport is character NOT aptitude. Look for athletes with a burning desire to excell.

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