SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT ANNOUNCED
Michael Almdal, one of Alberta's premier cyclists, was fatally injured
while training for the Provincial Road Race Championships on August 24,
1990 at the age of 22. In his first season of racing, 1984, Michael
placed third as a junior in the Provincial Road Race Championships. He
twice competed in Quebec's Tour de l'Abitibi, where in his second year
he finished 15th. He won the senior (Cat 1) Provincial Road Race in
1987 and 1988 and then went on to compete in the Olympic Trials in
Vancouver. His ultimate goal was to compete in the Tour de France.
His memory lives on through a Memorial Scholarship Fund and the annual awarding of the Michael W. Almdal Memorial Cup.
The Alberta Bicycle Association is proud to announce this years recipient is Mark MacDonald of Team H&R block.