The Canadian rider Tyler Medaglia has won the C1 Class at the International Six Days of Enduro in Portimao, Portugal!
It is the first time that a Canadian rider has won a class at the ISDE FIM competition!
ISDE is considered the Olympic Games of Off-Road Racing and Enduro in particular. More than 30 nations are represented in this competition, which began in 1913 and is considered the most difficult and complete in the world.
Tyler Medaglia, a pro motocross and Supercross champion has represented Canada several times at the MXON Motocross Championships.
Canadians have done well with Quebec rider Patrick Tremblay winning on his Vintage 72 class Yamaha DT and Philippe Chainé finishing in 12th place in C1.
The Canadian Junior Team placed 7th position with a silver medal. The Canadian Women’s team was successful as well with Shelby Turner placing 7th amongst a very strong field of competitors.
Frédérick Beaudouin finished 4th in his Vintage class after winning a race of the day.
Congratulations to all of the Canadian riders and especially to Tyler Medaglia who made the colours of the Canadian flag shine globally.