LÉANDRE BOUCHARD SIGNS WITH TEAM BH-SR SUNTOUR KMC

Pedal Magazine - - Out In Front -

Olympian Léandre Bouchard will join the pow­er­ful Team BH-SR Suntour KMC, based in Paris, for the 2017 and 2018 sea­sons. Bouchard was a mem­ber of the Cana­dian Na­tional moun­tain-bike team at the Rio Games, where he fin­ished 27th. He recorded a ca­reer-best 20th at the MTB Worlds in the Czech Repub­lic this year, as well as fin­ish­ing sec­ond be­hind Derek Zand­stra in the Elite men's race at the Cana­dian Moun­tain Bike Na­tional Cham­pi­onships this year. Bouchard had his best sea­son yet, with a to­tal of three top-20 fin­ishes on the World Cup in ad­di­tion to his Worlds re­sult.

“I am go­ing to be do­ing a lit­tle bit more racing in Europe and con­tinue my pro­gres­sion on the in­ter­na­tional cir­cuit. My main fo­cus will be on the World Cup and MTB World Cham­pi­onships next sea­son,” com­mented Bouchard.

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