Hughes heading to her sixth Olympic Games

Hughes heading to her sixth Olympic Games

Congratulations to former speed skating Olympian and national team member, Clara Hughes, on her selection today to the road cycling team for the London 2012 Olympics. Hughes is joined on the team by Denise Ramsden, a former speed skater from Yellowknife.

At the 2012 Olympic Games, Hughes will be attempting to re-write the history books with the opportunity to become Canada’s most decorated Olympian of all-time. Currently, the Winnipegger is tied with former teammate and long-track speed skater Cindy Klassen with six Olympic medals.

Hughes and Ramsden will race for Canada in both the road race and time trial.

Ramsden will be making her first appearance at an Olympic Games.