Sunday, 27 May 2012

Ryder: Canada's National Hero

"Once I start seeing my name on the list of other riders who have accomplished this,
it's pretty amazing."

Congratulations to Canada's newest hero: Ryder Hesjedal, the first Canadian to win a grand tour... the Giro d'italia!

He's eclipsed Steve Bauer's fourth-place finish in the 1988 Tour, and he is ushering a new era in Canadian cycling...

"Canadian cycling is at the highest level it's ever been and this will only help."

Carolle and I proudly witnessed this wonderful achievement this morning... and, in a way, our country shifted for the better!

O Canada,  O Ryder!

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