"I put 100% of my faith in Houshang’s training programs and feel extremely lucky to be able to work alongside such a devoted coach. "
- Max Plaxton
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Brian Cowie

Team: Canadian Paralympic Cycling Team
Olympian: Yes
Nationality: Canadian
Discipline: Road and Track
Age: 65
Strengths: Individual Pursuit, Individual Time Trial
http://briancowieparalympian.blogspot.com/

A member of the Canadian National team since 1998, Brian is currently ranked # 1 in the Para World Cup standings. In 2008 he headed to his third consecutive Paralympic Games with his pilot Devon Smibert and says competing in the 2012 London Paralympics isn't out of the question. Further to his career as a cyclist, Brian is a 10-time Ironman triathlete and is hoping to land a spot on the 2010 Paralympic Cross Country team. Brian will also be competing in the 2009 Ironman World Championships in Hawaii this year where he hopes to take a crack at the current bike course record of 4:18:23 with an average speed of nearly 42km/h for 180km.

Career Highlights:

3 time Paralympian (Beijing 2008, Athens 2004 & Sydney 2000)
2009 Para-cycling National Time Trial Championships, 2nd (Road)
2009 BT Paralympic World Cup, 1st (Pursuit)
2008 Tim Hortons Nationals, 1st (Road)
2007 Pan American Open Paracycling Championships, 2nd (Individual Pursuit, Kilo & Time Trial)
2006 National Pursuit Champion and National Sprint Champion
1998 World Championships, 2nd (ITT)
World Championships, 4th (Pursuit) - a national record
2 time world championship silver medalist in triathlon for athletes with a disability



News Stories

May 14, 2012 Pacific Cycling Centre offers New Track Program


May 14, 2012 Pacific Cycling Centre offers New Track Program


November 23, 2010 Houshang Amiri wins Prestigious Coaching Award


July 12, 2010 Brian Cowie & Devon Smibert Capture Silver Medal at Canadian Paracycling Champs


November 12, 2009 Bronze medal for PCC cyclists at the Paracyling Track World’s


October 23, 2009 PCC athletes selected for Track World Championships


July 14, 2009 Pacific Cycling Centre athletes selected for Paracycling Team HP Project in Italy


June 12, 2009 Brian Cowie and Devon Smibert Bring Home Gold


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coaching, cycling, victoria, masters, olympics, houshang amiri
May 14, 2012
PCC offers New Track Program
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coaching, cycling, victoria, masters, olympics, houshang amiri
November 23, 2010
Amiri wins Coaching Award
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coaching, cycling, victoria, masters, olympics, houshang amiri
November 12, 2009
Bornze Medal for PCC Cyclists
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coaching, cycling, victoria, masters, olympics, houshang amiri
coaching, cycling, victoria, masters, olympics, houshang amiri