Team Biovail enters third year

Team Biovail, the Canadian women's cycling team sponsored by Biovail Corporation, will continue to...

Team Biovail, the Canadian women's cycling team sponsored by Biovail Corporation, will continue to ride in support of the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) in 2006 by attending events on their behalf and partnering with the CDA on various health and wellness initiatives. The following riders are on the 2006 roster managed by Scott Gerrie: Anne Samplonius, Joëlle Numainville, Natasha Elliott and Stéphanie Bourbeau are newcomers to the squad, while Anna Garnett, Amanda Shaw, Jennifer Magur and Jennifer Stephenson are returning riders.

Anne Samplonius, a veteran to the sport and former silver medalist in the ITT at the World Championships has joined the team after one year as manager of the Women’s Subway Team that produced some great results in 2005. Joëlle Numainville was the 2005 Junior Road and ITT Champion, adding younger talent to the roster. Stephanie Bourbeau joined the team halfway though the 2005 season and was first in GC at Green Mountain Stage Race, as well as being the Quebec ITT Champion. Natasha Elliott, who comes from a running background and attended Coastal Carolina University on a running scholarship, joined the team in the later half of 2005.

The team has announced that its riders will be riding Blue Competition Cycles for the upcoming season.

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