“The harder you work for something, the greater you'll feel when you achieve it.”
April 24th, 1997
Sprinting, punchy stuff
Saint-Henri de Lévis, Québec, Canada
Gaspé, Québec, Canada
What inspired you to ride?
Fell in love with the sport trying to get fit for hockey season. Ended up retiring from hockey a year later.
Racing obstacles you overcame?
Realizing that most of the time, if I'm hurting, everybody else must be hurting too. (Notice : unfortunately does not always apply)
Favorite cheat meal?
The biggest bowl of ramen you can think of.
Favorite healthy meal or snack?
Avocado or a salad with avocado.
Tip for staying healthy?
Exercise daily, even if it's just a little. It's your moment, enjoy it ! Keep in mind that staying healthy is not only related to your body, allow yourself cheat days and keep it simple.
What motivates you to ride?
Seeing how far I can get and push my limits. Always being able to improve something.
Stories with Pier-André
Bassett climbs and sprints to Paris-Bourges podium
Team wins three classifications at Castilla y Leon
Trusting the process – how goal setting helps pro athletes achieve
Pier-André Coté sprints to ninth, team maintains second in V-TdF
Team earns V-TdF’s first white jersey, sits second on GC
Côté smashes Sand and Sequoias finale
Tour For All opener yields pair of top 10s