Category Archives: High Performance

OCA Announces Athletes Selected to Represent Team Ontario at 2018 Canadian MTB National Championships

The OCA is proud to announce the athletes selected to represent Ontario at the 2018 Canadian Mountain Bike National Championships in Canmore, Alberta July 21-22. Best of luck to all of our athletes and coaches. Staff Rob Holmgren – Head Coach Lisa Holmgren – Support Coach Murray Solem – Mechanic   Athletes Nicole Bradbury                      NCCH […]

Athlete Support: Forward Racing Development Fund

After a successful launch of the Forward Racing Development Fund in 2017, Forward Racing-Norco will be continuing to support the development of Canadian mountain biking in 2018. After a well supported fundraising event held at Patagonia Halifax in Nova Scotia this spring, along with support from team sponsor Custom Clean Atlantic, support will be increased […]

OCA Selected as Parasport Jumpstart Fund Recipient

We are proud to announce that the Ontario Cycling Association’s Tandem Program was selected for the Parasport Jumpstart Fund! This fund is a joint program between Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities and the Canadian Paralympic Committee to create greater opportunities for sport and play for children with disabilities. In 2017, 35 organizations across Canada were selected […]

OCA Welcomes New High Performance Staff

The Ontario Cycling Association [OCA] is pleased to welcome Rob Holmgren as Provincial MTB Coach and Chantal Thompson as High Performance Coordinator and Special Projects Coach. Rob Holmgren is an NCCP certified coach who brings over 20 years of experience racing and coaching MTB athletes in the Barrie/Orillia area.  Rob has also been an avid […]