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The magic of PowerWatts

Meaghan Benfeito, Olympic medallist (London Games); François Parisien, champion, World Tour cycling race in Europe; Jennifer Heil, two-time Olympic medallist. These are just some of the personalities that could train alongside you at PowerWatts in the Complexe Canal Lachine. Stimulating! PowerWatts studios across Canada are the beneficiaries of today’s enthusiasm for cycling. The PowerWatts system … Continue reading The magic of PowerWatts

The personal trainer, an expert at your service

It was difficult for a journalist not to take note of the fire that animated Bruny Surin as an Olympic athlete. Even more difficult to imagine, this former medalist lying in a hammock. Bruny Surin has been fuelled by adrenaline his whole life. His profession is his passion! Bruny Surin remains deeply connected to sport … Continue reading The personal trainer, an expert at your service
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Cycling trumps golf

The prestigious Wall Street Journal has declared: ‘Cycling is the new golf.’ While three Quebecers cannot pretend to have initiated this phenomenon, they deserve recognition for having anticipated the trend. Sixteen years ago, Jacques Dubé, Gilles Dionne and Pierre Gagnon founded the Association cycliste en développement des affaires (ACDA). They had no idea at the … Continue reading Cycling trumps golf

Pierre Leveille inspired by the Montreal olympic games

JOANNIE ROCHETTE, JEAN-LUC BRASSARD, AND SYLVIE FRÉCHETTE ARE WITNESSES TO THE INSPIRATION CREATED BY THE OLYMPIC GAMES. BUSSINESSMAN PIERRE LÉVEILLÉ SPEAKS FROM SIMILAR EXPERIENCE. HIS PRESENCE AT THE 1984 LOS ANGELES GAMES STILL FIRES A HUNGER AMONGST THOUSANDS OF QUEBECERS TO PARTICIPATE AND EXCEL. “Earning a place at the Olympics, that stays with you all … Continue reading Pierre Leveille inspired by the Montreal olympic games

Louis Garneau, a multi-talented innovator

A POSTER CHILD FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP, HE IS AN ACCOMPLISHED SPORTSMAN, A LITTLE-KNOWN ARTIST, AND A WELL-INFORMED BUSINESSMAN. Louis Garneau represented Canada in cycling at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. A year earlier, he started manufacturing his own cycling clothes in his father’s garage. Today, Louis Garneau Sports Inc. has 450 employees and their sales figures … Continue reading Louis Garneau, a multi-talented innovator

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PATRICE KRETZ, FIFTY-SOMETHING AND IN TOP FORM, DISCOVERED A DEMANDING DISCIPLINE THROUGH HIS DAUGHTER AMÉLIE. THIS IS THE STORY OF THEIR LOVELY COLLABORATION. “It’s my daughter Amélie that got me hooked on the triathlon. Then one day I went to watch the Ironman in Hawaii where I saw our champion, Pierre Lavoie, competing. That was … Continue reading father-daughter-united-by-the-triathlon

Creating memories

DURING THE SIX JOURS DE ZURICH CYCLING EVENT IN 1956, A RACER BROKE FOUR TEETH. A FALL? AN ACCIDENT? NO. FOUR TEETH BROKEN DURING A TURBULENT START – PROOF OF A FIERCE DESIRE TO WIN. THIS IS THE STORY OF SOME MONTREALERS WHO STILL HAVE ALL THEIR TEETH, BUT WHO ARE ALSO SPURRED ON BY … Continue reading Creating memories
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