"I love cycling most of all because it gives me freedom. It's about being outside, the wind in your hair (that's right, you don't always have to wear a helmet) and the sights and sounds of life in the city or countryside. Why would anyone want to have an cycle exercise machine or go to a spinning class? Just get on a bike and go somewhere."
"Northumberland Strait. 13 kilometers of cold water, tide, jellyfish and current. It was time to go for it, and it was in that moment that I decided I would swim the Northumberland Strait, the Gulf of the Saint Lawrence River’s southernmost tip. This going to be my way of saying goodbye. It was going to be my way of giving back to honour my brother....
"Twenty years of sweat, smiles and shimmys! Sharing my love of movement in class is truly the best part of each and every day. This is my WHY- my IT Factor- in fitness and in life."
“When I was young my parents were a very positive influence on my life. They were very encouraging of me to try extracurricular activities.
"That pressure that I impose to myself made me stronger. I've put so much energy into cycling, so many sacrifices. I gave everything to succeed and my goal I to be the best in the world. And until I achieve that goal, I won't stop pushing."
“Road cycling is kind of like therapy for me, I relax and I have the time to think about a lot of stuff. It makes me feel really good."
"When I’m in my kayak, I really feel like leaving everything aside, to be in sync with the water, with nature. My body is connected to the boat, it reacts to how I feel.