"Having this service available to cyclists looking to take the next step in their progression is really important for cycling in Canada."
- Rob Britton
cycling, athlete, willock, amiri

PCC athlete wins Keirin

August 23, 2019

cycling, athlete, willock, amiri

Photo: PCC

PCC athlete Parker Swanstrom competed in the Fred C. Rehberger Memorial 2019 Northwest Track Championship from August 16-18. Held at the Jerry Baker Memorial Velodrome at Marymoor Park in Redmond WA, the U17 athlete won the Keirin.

“There was a considerable amount of time before the bike pulled off at this track and so I moved to the very back and conserved my energy,” Parker recalls. “Eventually in the last lap with 200m to go I used my extra energy to take off and sit on the leader’s wheel, where I came around in the last straight and took it at the line.”

“Overall there were some good moments and experience with this result and as a Canadian U17 it was something I hadn’t been yet been exposed to.. With the help of Houshang’s coaching at Pacific Cycling Centre I was able to adapt quickly and I was happy I went and am looking forward to returning next year,” he added.

“At 16 Parker is part of Pacific Cycling Centre's talent development program. He is a very motivated and hardworking young athlete and I see a good future for him in the sport,” said coach Houshang Amiri.

Parker will be racing this weekend at the BC Provincial Championships in the Westshore Velodrome in Colwood.


cycling, athlete, willock, amiri

PCC Athletes medal at WCSG

cycling, athlete, willock, amiri
August 20, 2019

PCC coached athletes Micaiah Besler and Caleb Bender competed in the Western... more >

Pedal Magazine Closes

cycling, athlete, willock, amiri
August 13, 2019

Pedal Magazine has made an announcement that it is closing after years... more >

Bronze for Zoe Saccio at US Track Champs

cycling, athlete, willock, amiri
July 09, 2019

PCC coached athlete Zoe Saccio competed in the USA Track Nationals last... more >

See more headlines in our News Archive