On Wednesday the 4th of October Clément Ouimet was hit by a car during a training ride in Montreal, Canada. Unfortunately, the 18 year-old rider from The Pack did not make it. Our thoughts go out to the family, friends, team members, and everybody that ever shared a ride or played ice-hockey with Clément.
“A young cyclist was taken to a hospital in critical condition Wednesday after he was hit by a car that made a sudden U-turn near the Camillien-Houde Belvedere. Around 11 a.m., both the cyclist and the car were travelling down Camillien-Houde Way, a popular training route for cyclists because it provides a challenging climb up and over Mount Royal. As they passed the lookout, both descending, the vehicle suddenly made a U-turn, knocking the cyclist off his bike.” Montreal Gazette
Among his results this year were a 58th place in Red Hook Criterium Brooklyn No.10 and a 5th place in the IBike Crit which were very promising results for an 18 year-old. Unfortunately, we will never know what Clément would have been capable of.
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Clément Ouimet Age: 18 ans Role: Grimpeur Clément, notre seul coureur junior, est le plus jeune coureur de notre équipe pour 2017. Par contre, ne vous laissez pas tromper par son jeune âge, car il est amplement capable de suivre les meilleurs coureurs séniors lorsque la route commence à monter…