2. Ed Veal: Pro Cycling Coach goes for Gold at Para-Olympics as Tandem Pilot this summer in Toyko
In this episode, you will learn: How ED VEAL, became a Cycling Canada Team Member for the Paralympic Team.
We'll be talking about how he made it to the Olympics as a Pilot for a Visually Impaired Cyclist
and his FUNDRAISER to raise money to save the Forest City Velodrome in London, Ontario
Ed started late as a cyclist, but boy did he make up for it!
Started road racing at age 30 and hasn't stopped and now Ed is working to help give back to those kids in need.
HIs story is amazing.
Made the Canadian National Team at age 37
Para Pan-Am Games Guadalajara 2011 - Gold, Silver, X 2 bronze medals
Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games - 4th Team pursuit
Pan-Am Games Toronto 2015 - Bronze Team pursuit
Former Canadian Record Holder - 4km Individual pursuit
Former Canadian Record Holder - 4km Team pursuit
World Cup Gold Medalist Team Pursuit
2 X Canadian National Champion Team pursuit
Canadian Hour Record Holder (48.5 kms)
World 40-44 Hour Record Holder (48.5 kms)
2 X Provincial Time Trial Champion (2017, 2019)
Canadian 24hr Distance Record Holder (735kms)
Guinness World Record Holder - Zwift Indoor 24hr distance (952kms)
6 X Ontario Cup Road Series Champion
National Champion Men's Blind Tandem - 4km Individual pursuit
Canadian Record - Men's Blind Tandem - Kilo - 1:04.7
Former Canadian Record Holder - MB 4km Individual pursuit
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