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Bike Ride With Environment and Parks Minister Shannon Phillips

Shannon Phillips would like to connect with YYC Bike friendlies and join us on a bike ride. We will be taking a family friendly ride from Eau Claire Plaza (meet by the YMCA entrance) and finishing at Last Best Brewing for a meet & greet following the ride. This is a family friendly event. Ride is free, but if you would like to purchase food or drinks, bring your wallet. 

Please RSVP athttps://www.facebook.com/events/1662092260780812/

Bike Ride w Minister Phillips

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YYC Bike Awards - Meet our Host!

It couldn't be a party without an amazing emcee, and this year we have an engaging host of many talents.

 

Mike Morrison

 

Mike Morrison is the author of Calgary By Bike, a popular guide to the city's cycle tracks. Last year, it topped the Calgary Herald's Best Seller list for seven weeks. The 2016 edition features more than 130 things to do and see along Calgary's urban pathways. He's also bald head behind Mike's Bloggity Blog, which is celebrating it's 10th anniversary this year!

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2016 YYCBIKE Awards - Meet the Judges

Our second judge is a passionate supporter of cycling and active lifestyles for all Calgarians / Canadians (see http://www.bikecalgary.org/node/4572)

 

DENNY MORRISON

Denny Morrison 

 

Denny Morrison has been a member of the Canadian team for the 8th year now and already experienced two Olympic Games. He's currently training with Canada's new coach, Bart Schouten.

Denny started speed skating when he was 3 years old and untill 2002-2003 competed in shorttrack aswell as longtrack speed skating.

Now he competes in the 500m, 1.000m, 1.500m, 5.000m and Team Pursuit.

He already won a Silver Medal in the Torino 2006 Olympics with the team pursuit and collected his first individual gold medal at the World Cup in Calgary March 2007.

In the 2007-2008 season, he became World Champion in the 1.500 meter event and set a World Record at this distance aswell. He currently holds the trackrecord at 4 differant Icerinks across the globe.

 

Denny competed in 4 events at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. He raced the 5.000m, the 1.000m and the 1.500m. The results were not as good as hoped and expected, but together with Lucas Makowsky and Mathieu Giroux, he won Olympic Gold in the men's Team Pursuit, beating former Olympic Champions Italy in the quater final in a new Olympic Record. Passed Norway in another Olympic Record in the semi-finals and finally beat Team USA in the final.

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