Athletes

The Tour De PEI will include high profile professional female athletes from around the world. For a full list of teams and riders, see the Teams page.

Karol-Ann Canuel
Karol-Ann Canuel

Amos, Quebec
Date of Birth: April 18, 1988
Team in 2009: Specialized-Mazda- Group Samson

At only 19 years of age, this young athlete has already demonstrated great talent by finishing fifth at the Junior World Championships in 2006 and 15th at the Green Mountain Senior Race in Vermont last September.

Rochelle Gilmore
Rochelle Gilmore

Cronulla, Australia
Date of Birth: December 14, 1981
Team in 2009: Lotto-Belisol Ladiesteam
Véronique Labonté
Véronique Labonté



Date of Birth: September 15, 1980
Team in 2009: Équipe Cascades-ABC Cycles

 

Audrey Lemieux
Audrey Lemieux

Alma, Quebec
Date of Birth: May 9, 1985
Team in 2009: ESGL93-GSD Gestion

Audrey is the most talented Espoir athlete in Quebec. National champion in the time-trial and road race during the Espoir category, Audrey will without a doubt improve her performance in 2007. Audrey participated at her first World Championship in Madrid in 2005 and finished 9th in the Rotterdam World Cup. In 2006 she ranked 47th at the World Cup in Montreal and 48th at the Tour du Grand Montréal.

Nominated Female Athlete of the Year at the Gala Sport Québec in 2006, Audrey has just begun to surprise us.

Joëlle Numainville
Joëlle Numainville

Laval, Quebec
Date of Birth: November 20, 1987
Team in 2009: ESGL93-GSD Gestion

The only Quebec athlete to be part of a European team, Joëlle enjoyed an excellent 2008 season, capturing second place at the U23 Canadian National Championships and fourth place in the fifth stage of Tour de PEI.