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Giro d'Italia

Canadian Siblings Tell Story of Holocaust Hero

There are not many books about cyclists and there are even fewer about cyclists who participated during the Second World War.
Ryder Hesjedal

BC's Ryder Hesjedal wins Giro d'Italia, makes Canadian cycling history

Ryder Hesjedal, hailing from Victoria, BC, has become the first Canadian to win the Giro d'Italia, one of the most prestigious races in the world.