Félix Burke

 Tremblant is the perfect playground for mountain biking. It is motivating to have a national level race at home and it gives me an advantage over other racers. Our local community is filled with elite athletes that are great role models, and they inspire me to push my limits. 

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Felix Burke Born
March 25, 1996
Sport Cross-country mountain biking
Summary Félix is member of the National Development Team, Quebec Team, and JoVelo Tremblant Cycling Team. Felix has only been practicing this sport for three years and is already a local Olympic hopeful.

Objective

To be ranked among the bests on the international circuit and to earn a spot on the team that will represent Canada at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.


Other Occupations

Félix is a full-time student and member of the Tremblant Nordique cross-country ski team. Felix is also happy to give back to his community by organising, in collaboration with JoVelo, a 3-day summer bike camp in Tremblant for kids aged 9 to 14 years old.


Félix Burke's Career Highlights


2014

  • 2nd place at the US Cup #1 in Bonelli Park, California, United States
  • 3rd place at the US Cup #2 in Fontana, California, United States
  • Winner of the Canada Cup / Junior World Series in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec
  • 51st position at UCI World Cup 2014 in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic
  • 62nd position at the World Cup in Albstaadt, Germany 
  • 2nd position at the Quebec Championships in Sherbrooke
  • 2nd position at the Canada Cup in Sudbury, Ontario
  • 3rd position at the Canadian Nationals in Hardwood Hills, Ontario
  • 69th position at the World Championship in Hafjell, Norway

2013

  • Winner of US Pro XCT, Missoula, Montana
  • 10th position in World Cup in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Québec
  • 25th position in Mountain Bike World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • 1st overall in the 2013 junior elite-XCO Canada Cup national series
  • Quebec Cyclocross Champion, St-Augustin, Québec
  • Winner of XCO Canada Cup and Quebec Cup in Baie Saint-Paul, Quebec
  • 2nd position in XCO at the Canadian Championships in Hardwood Hills, Ontario
  • 2nd position in XCO Canada Cup and Quebec Cup in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec

2012

  • 1st overall at the North Shore Mountain Bike race, Vancouver, BC
  • 1st position in the U19 category at Squamish Gear Jammer Whistler, BC
  • 1st position in the U19 category at the Ore Crusher race, Whistler, BC
  • Winner of the Lumpy Leidel Award – Best junior cyclist in Whistler, BC

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Date Races
May 17,  2015 Canada Cup #1, XC, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec
May 29, 2015 Grand Prix Cycliste de Charlevoix, Vélo de route, Charlevoix, Quebec
June 7, 2015 Canada Cup #2, XC, Horseshoe Valley, Ontario
June 14, 2015 Canada Cup #3, XC, Hardwood Hills, Ontario
July 11, 2015 Canada Cup #4, XC, Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec
July 19, 2015 Canadian Championships, XC, Saint-Félicien, Quebec
August 1, 2015 MSA World Cup, Mont-Saint-Anne, Quebec
August 8, 2015 Windham World Cup, Windham, New York, United States

Felix Burke's Training Session

We tagged along on one of Felix Burke's training sessions, what a ride!

VéloMotion

Vélomotion presents the 21st Quebec and Canada Mountain Bike Cups. The competitors will face off during the downhill and cross-country divisions that will take place on the mountain bike trails.

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