Video - Milton Velodrome - A Game-Changer for Canadian Track Cycling

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Transcript of Milton Velodrome - A Game-Changer for Canadian Track Cycling

[Toronto 2015 Pan and Parapan American host-country logo]

[Text on screen: Milton Velodrome - A Game-Changer for Canadian Track Cycling]

[Cyclists pedaling on the velodrome track]

[Text on screen: Government of Canada invested $38.5 million, or 69% of the total cost of the Velodrome construction. One of only two internationally sanctioned track cycling facilities in all of North America. Opened in January 2015. Seven months later …]

[A women is taking a bike hanging on a wall]

[A man crouching is adjusting his bike]

[A women crouching in front of a bike with "Canada" written on the back of her shirt]

[Close-up of Monique Sullivan]

Monique Sullivan (Canadian Cycling Athlete): "To have a place to call home, a place to build a base, and a place to start and to sort of set up a daily training environment of excellence where every day is a routine … It’s been really positive and I think that is one of the reasons why we saw the success we did."

[Two Canadian cycling athletes proudly showing their gold medals]

[Three Canadian cycling athletes proudly showing their gold medals]

[A cyclist on the Velodrome raising his arm and yelling in joy]

[Close-up of Hugo Barrette]

Hugo Barrette (Canadian Cycling Athlete): "It’s the most amazing feeling in the world. It’s been only four months for training on the Velodrome and we already made so much progress. I tell you what: that Velodrome is a game changer for cycling in Canada in general."

[Close-up of Erin Hartwell]

Erin Hartwell (National Sprint Coach, Cycling Canada): "Where we were transient programs just coming in and out of camps in places like L.A., etc …"

[A coach giving directions to the athletes and encouraging them on the Velodrome using a whistle]

[Cyclists going around the track one behind the other]

"We can now be at home, in house, every day… so it has been a boon for us. But we are so so happy for the program, for the athletes, for Cycling Canada, and just for the support of Sport Canada, for the opportunity they have given us."

[Text on screen: Canadian Track Cycling Team at Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games: 6 Gold, 1 Silver, 3 Bronze. #OnTheRightTrack]

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[Text on screen: Canada.ca/TO2015]

[Text on screen: #YearofSport - #AnnéeduSport]

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