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Montreal cyclist arrives in Saskatchewan on cross-Canada ALS fundraising tour

Montreal cyclist arrives in Saskatchewan on cross-Canada ALS fundraising tour

Hugo Lambert is cycling across Canada this summer in memory of his mom, to raise money for ALS research and to support others affected by…

Wednesday, Aug 10

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Hugo Lambert is cycling across Canada this summer in memory of his mom, to raise money for ALS research and to support others affected by the fatal disease. If you happen to be travelling along the Trans-Canada Highway over the coming weeks, you may spot a certain 24-year-old cyclist on a mission to raise funds and awareness of ALS .

Hugo Lambert, a criminology student at the Université de Montréal and member of the school’s cycling club, is currently on a 50-day cross-Canada trek on his bicycle, nearly 5,000 kilometres from Vancouver to Montreal.

His tour started on July 18, and now, Lambert is crossing through the Prairies.

The aim of Lambert’s journey is to raise $50,000 in support of research and those who suffer from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Lambert said ALS, a fatal degenerative disease that causes progressive paralysis of all the muscles in the body, was responsible for the death of his mother in 2020.

He created his project named Ride for SLA – TransCanada 2022 to honour her memory – to raise awareness of ALS and support those suffering from the disease.

Under the name U GO TRAVEL, Lambert hopes he can raise enough funds to help progress ALS research. ALS patients push for quicker access to promising drugs – Mar 14, 2022 On Monday, Lambert arrived in Regina as part of his fundraising tour.He said while cycling through the Rocky Mountains was a challenge for him, he admitted it’s no picnic riding through the […]

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