Nicole Clermont was a cycling club member when she decided to test her skills in competition. Cycling has always been an important of part of her life. Her father was a cycling aficionado and she received her first bike at age four.

Today she says her biggest inspirations include her 93-year-old mother who overcomes many hurdles to maintain her "joie de vivre" and her teammates who "continue to overcome challenges to surpass themselves each day."

Clermont finished in the top five at the 2013, 2014 and 2015 world championships. At the 2015 Toronto Parapan American Games, Clermont won bronze in the road race and finished in third in both the road race and the time trial at the 2016 World Cup in Ostend, Belgium.

Career highlights

  • 2015 Parapan American Games.
  • 2013, 2014, 2015 World Championships.
  • 10 World Cup medals.

​Courtesy of the Canadian Paralympic Committee