Véronique Fortin

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Véronique Fortin
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Born (1980-01-22) 22 January 1980 (age 37)
Saint-Georges, Quebec, Canada
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Role Rider

Véronique Fortin (born 22 January 1980) is a Canadian racing cyclist originally from St Georges de Beauce, Quebec, Canada.[1] Currently sponsored by Opus bike,[2] she won the Canadian Road National Championship in 2011.[3] She was a member of Team TIBCO in 2012 and finished 36th in the 2012 Giro della Toscana.[4] She won the woman's 2012 Ontario Hell of the North race as well as the 2012 Tour of the Battenkill.[5][6] In 2013, she joined the Italian road team Pasta Zara-Cogeas-Manhattan.[7] She competed in the 2013 UCI women's road race in Florence.[8] She won the women's 2014 Haute Route Alps (904 km with 21,400m of climbs) as well as the women's 2015 Haute Route Dolomites Swiss Alps (906 km with 19,700 meters of climbs).[9][10] She won the women's 2015 Mt Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb.[11] She won the women's 2015 100 km Wilmington Whiteface MTB.[12]

In non-cycling sports she came in first place in the 27 km freestyle 2014 Gatineau Loppet and repeated her win in 2015 with the 42 km freestyle Gatineau Loppet, Canada's largest cross-country ski race.[13] She also placed 1st in the female 30-34, 15 km freestyle Winter World Masters Games 2015 in Quebec City.[14]

She is a Royal College certified Anesthesiologist practicing in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Veronique Fortin". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 2013-10-05. 
  2. ^ Mongeon, Phil. "Opus » Our Riders". opusbike.com. Retrieved 2015-09-08. 
  3. ^ Archives, Cycling. "National Championship, Road, Elite, Canada (F) 2011". www.cyclingarchives.com. Retrieved 2015-09-08. 
  4. ^ "Giro della Toscana Prologue + Stages 1-4 and Final GC – Canada's Fortin 36th". Retrieved 2015-09-08. 
  5. ^ "Canadian Cyclist - Hell of the North (ON) photos and results". www.canadiancyclist.com. Retrieved 2015-09-08. 
  6. ^ "Tour of the Battenkill 2012: Elite women Results | Cyclingnews.com". Retrieved 2015-09-08. 
  7. ^ "TIBCO signs new Canadian Champion Veronique Fortin for 2012". www.voler.com. Retrieved 2015-09-08. 
  8. ^ "Final Results / Résultats finaux: Road Race Women Elite / Course en ligne femmes élite" (PDF). Sport Result. Tissot Timing. 28 September 2013. Retrieved 28 September 2013. 
  9. ^ "Haute Route". Haute Route. Retrieved 2015-09-08. 
  10. ^ "Haute Route". Haute Route. Retrieved 2015-09-08. 
  11. ^ "Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb". www.mwarbh.org. Retrieved 2015-09-08. 
  12. ^ "Results: 2015 Wilmington Whiteface MTB". results.chronotrack.com. Retrieved 2015-09-08. 
  13. ^ "Arctic Cold Sweeps Through the Second Day of the Gatineau Loppet Competition | Gatineau Loppet". www.gatineauloppet.com. Retrieved 2015-09-08. 
  14. ^ "Jeux mondiaux d'hiver des maîtres, Québec, du 1er au 8 février 2015". veloptimum.net. Retrieved 2015-09-08. 

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