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Team Canada Announced for 2014 CrossFit Invitational

Camille Leblanc Bazinet Team Canada

Camille Leblanc Bazinet

With Team Australia already announced for the 2014 CrossFit Invitational, HQ has now released the roster for Team Canada.

On November 9 at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, Team USA, Team Europe, Team Canada, and Team Australia will compete in back-to-back events during the two-hour competition.

Team Canada is the second roster to be announced so far. Here is who will be representing the region:

Camille Leblanc-Bazinet

The 2014 CrossFit Games champion will be the anchor of Team Canada. Since her debut at the games in 2010, she has finished inside the top 10 every single year except for 2013 (16th).

Leblanc-Bazinet also has experience in the event, having been part of Team World last year when they upset Team USA 24-19 in Berlin, Germany.

With the fittest woman on earth, Team Canada will certainly have a chance of winning this year’s competition.

Lucas Parker

A four-time CrossFit Games competitor, Lucas Parker is one of the more recognizable figures in the functional fitness world.

The ‘man with the beard’ has won three regional titles in Canada West but is stil yet to finish iside the top 10 at the Games.

Lucas Parker CrossFit Games team Canada

Lucas Parker at the 2012 CrossFit Games

Michelle Letendre

Over the past 12 months Letendre has established herself as a genuine contender to win the CrossFit Games.

She has competed at the StubHub Center for the past four years and continued to work her way down the leaderboard, finishing 4th at the 2014 showpiece.

Michele Letendre at the 2013 CrossFit Games - Team Canada at the 2014 CrossFit Invitational

Michele Letendre at the 2013 CrossFit Games

Paul Tremblay

Tremblay made his CrossFit Games debut in 2014, after a second place finish at the Canada East Regional, behind Albert-Dominic Larouche.

His 31st placing at the Games this year was the highest of any male competitor from Canada and included two top 10 placings (Overhead Squat – 6th & Push-Pull – 5th).

Paul Tremblay's 2nd place finish at the 2014 Canada East Regional - Team Canada at the 2014 CrossFit Invitational

Paul Tremblay’s 2nd place finish at the 2014 Canada East Regional

Reed Mackenzie – Coach

Owner of CrossFit Taranis, Mackenzie has helped his affiliate qualify for the past four CrossFit Games.

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