“Coinciding with the final stage of the 2014 Tour de France, the elite of women’s cycling will come together on July 27th for the first edition of La Course by Le Tour de France. The event is destined to become an iconic race in the women’s calendar.”
Winnipeg’s own Leah Kirchmann is the top rider on the Optum team and will be going to Paris!
Leah is truly a Made-in-Manitoba athlete. She grew up here. X-C skied with Red River Nordic for years and developed her riding and racing prowess with the Manitoba Provincial Team. She turned pro after going to university in B.C., but has been diligent in retaining her connections to the cycling scene in Manitoba. Leah is still coached by the Provincial Team Head Coach, Jayson Gillespie.