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Tour de Terra Cotta introduces new 78 km Masters Open Race
Posted by Adam in OCA News Monday, 6 July 2015 11:22 No Comments
Premier cycling competition adds third distance to serve cyclists at all levels
Terra Cotta, Ont. — June 29, 2015 — The Tour de Terra Cotta, one of Ontario’s premier annual cycling competitions has added a new 78 km Masters race for 2015, to complement a 52 km Intermediate race and a 104 km race for elite racers.
“We’ve listened to racers and by adding the Masters Open, we are rounding out our ability to serve all groups of competitive cyclists,” said Brad Hains, Race Director of the Tour de Terra Cotta, “We are excited about this new distance and we are expecting to see some great cycling by some great athletes.”
BMX Nationals Report – Team Ontario
Submitted by: Brendan Arnold, OCA BMX Development Coach
This past weekend in Drummondville, Quebec 24 Ontario riders competed against the best in Canada for the ultimate prize in Canadian BMX. Over 300 athletes were in attendance with the four major provinces represented. The Time Trial for Junior and Senior Elite Men and Women started off the weekend. Ontario’s Amelia Walsh put together a golden lap winning the Elite Women’s title. In the junior category it Ontario’s Emily McPherson and Alex Wright just missed the podium with 4th place finishes.
Saturday was Nationals and it proved to be a fantastic day for both the Team Ontario riders and the Ontario Cycling Association’s Rising Stars training group. Following on from her success on Friday Amelia Walsh captured the Elite Women’s title.
Ontario Medal Performances
Home Town Advantage
Only 1 week until Toronto hosts athletes from the entire Western Hemisphere to compete in the 2015 Pan Am Games. While we are excited to see these international races in our own backyard, we are also ecstatic that 7 of the 24 athletes selected to represent Canada have all risen through the Ontario Cycling racing programs.
We wait with anticipation to cheer on the following athletes in front of a home crowd as they represent Canada on race day.
Emily Batty (MTB)
Adam Jamieson (Track)
Sean MacKinnon (Road &Track)
Ed Veal (Track)
Joseph Veloce (Track)
Amelia Walsh (BMX)
Derek Zandstra (MTB)
On behalf of the OCA staff and the Board of Directors we wish our athletes and all Canadian athletes the best of luck.
OCA Audited 2014 Financial Statement
Posted by Adam in OCA News Friday, 3 July 2015 10:55 No Comments
On behalf of the Board of Directors we are pleased to share with you the Ontario Cycling Association’s Audited 2014 Financial Statement. The statement reflects the financial period from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.
Through Board governance, fiscal responsibility and hard work from the staff we have been able to leverage the Pan Am Games to obtain some substantial grants. We are very proud of our new legacy facilities and the moving of our offices allows for a closer working relationship with Cycling Canada. Overall the Board is very optimistic for the financial future of the Ontario Cycling Association.
The Board will present the statement in detail at the upcoming Annual General Meeting scheduled for November 2015. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact the office or feel free to email the Board at: OCAemail@example.com
Click HERE for the OCA Audited 2014 Financial Statement.
Congratulations to all Ontario Cyclists at 2015 Canadian Road Championships
Congratulations to all Ontario athletes who were at the 2015 Global Relay Canadian Championships this past weekend in Saint-Georges, QC.
Ryan Roth place 3rd in the Elite Men Road Race and Benjamin Perry placed 1st and Alex Cataford placed 3rd in the U23 Men Road Race. Jamie Gilgen took 3rd place in the Elite Women Road Race. On the Para- Cycling side Robbi Weldon and Mark Ledo both finished 1st in their respective road races. Shelley Gautier placed 2nd in her race to earn a silver medal. Next up for Cnadian Para-Cyclists will be the 2015 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Switzerland followed by the Parapan-American Games in Toronto.