Quick facts

Birthdate

October 17, 1962

Birthplace

Saint-Charles-Borromée, QC

Residence

Saint-Charles-Borromée, QC

Sport

Para Cycling

Experience

Beijing 2008

Guadalajara 2011

Lima 2019

Rico Morneau returns to the Canadian national Para cycling scene as a member of the squad for the 2019 Parapan American Games. This season he competed at the Canadian championships and was a member of the World Cup team in Belgium.

The handcyclist competed at the 2011 Parapan Ams in Mexico where he earned a bronze in the time trial. He posted two ninth place finish at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing.

PERSONAL

A car accident in 2004 left him paralyzed from the waist down… Worked a roadie before his accident for major concert acts such as Céline Dion… His father was an injured WWII veteran.

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

  • 2011 Parapan American Games time trial 3rd
  • 2008 Paralympic Games road race 9th
  • 2008 Paralympic Games time trial 9th