Cyclist Ryder Hesjedal Honoured By Hometown Victoria

Cyclist Ryder Hesjedal was honoured with a parade and ceremony in his hometown of Victoria, BC.

  • Aug. 10, 2012 9:00 a.m.

Victoria cycling hero Ryder Hesjedal

Victoria cyclist, winner of the Giro D’Italia this year, Ryder Hesjedal was honoured Friday afternoon in his hometown with a parade and a celebration in Centennial Square that including the Mayor proclaiming the day as Ryder Hesjedal Day.

 

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