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Canadian Para-cycling Team looking for Tandem Pilots

ParaThe Canadian Para-cycling team is looking for high performance female athletes, currently training/racing or newly retired who would be interested in becoming tandem pilots.

In order to be eligible, candidates must meet the following criteria (according to the UCI Rules, Chapter XVI – Para-cycling):
Women cyclists over 18 years of age, may race as tandem pilots, provided they have not been selected by their national federation in one of the following events (all disciplines): 

  • UCI World Championships (except Masters) and Olympic Games – at least 24 months preceding the para-cycling event;
  • UCI World Cup, regional games and continental championships (i.e. Commonwealth games, Panamerican games, Asian games, Mediterranean games, European Championships, …) – at least 12 months before the para-cycling event. 
  • Cyclists who were members of a UCI ProTeam or UCI Professional Continental Team must respect a waiting period of 24 months after their contract expires before taking part as a tandem pilot. This waiting period comes to 12 months for cyclists who were members of one of the other UCI teams described at article 1.1.041 of the UCI rules.

For more information or to apply please contact Sebastien from Cycling Canada at: