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Michael Sametz

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Name: Michael Sametz

Age: 19

Height: 178 cm

Hometown: Calgary, AB

Current residence: Calgary, AB

Education:  Currently at University of Calgary in an Economics Degree.

What age did you start cycling? age 12

What inspired you to start riding / racing? My curiosity it was a different sport than your average childhood sports like hockey or soccer. It also had health benefits for my Cerebral Palsy.

First bike?  Youth Specialized  (it was yellow)

First cycling club or team? bicisport Calgary Cycling Club

Childhood hero? Jarome Iginla

Career highlight to-date? 2015 Toronto Parapan Games

Favourite place to train in Canada? Penticton, BC

Favourite race? Jason Lapierre Memorial Race

High sock or low? High Sock

Favourite food? Almond Butter

Hobbies / pastimes away from cycling? Cooking

Favourite place to travel or race abroad? Italy because it had the most scenic race course

Favourite music? All-time favourite band is The Killers

Favourite tv show or movie? Modern Family

Interesting or little-known fact about you? I have a bad addiction to Siracha Hot Sauce