The return of the Pentathlon to the Plains of Abraham for this 18th edition was crowned with an unexpected success. In spite of the restrictions related to the pandemic, 4,600 athletes registered this year, happy to get back to winter sports. The Plains of Abraham were animated during two busy weekends, while during the week, it was the turn of elementary and high school students as well as newcomers to taste the pleasures of multisport.
Serious athletes as well as week-end warriors fought it out in the many challenges on the program. Let’s highlight the winners of the most popular challenges :
BCF Business Law Corporate Challenge
Men : WSP Energie 3
Women : SNC Lavalin
Eye Am Long Distance Team Challenge
Men : PCN Elite
Women : PCN Elite
Stadaconé Short Distance Team Challenge
Men : Joyeux speedés
Women : Bougeotte 1
Solo Short Distance Challenge
Men : Ilrick Duhamel
Women : Suzanne Harrison
Solo long distance challenge
Men : Christopher Busset
Women : Emma Olson
Iceman Ultra Videotron Challenge
Men : Christopher Busset
Women : No entries this year, who will be the first champion next year?
Thanks to the volunteers
The 2022 edition would not have been such a success without the essential contribution of the volunteers, whose work must be recognized. Our fantastic team is back every year, efficient to guide, encourage and ensure the safety of the participants.
Congratulations and thank you to all the volunteers of this 18th Pentathlon des neiges.
School break week programming
The Pentathlon site has been completely refurbished after the competitions to make room for the numerous activities during the spring break.
A lot of free activities are offered on the site, here is an overview.
- Decathlon Village – climbing wall, archery, badminton, molkky, petanque or trampoline on a jumpai
- Toddler zone with 1-2-3 GO Limoilou – an outdoor activity and play area that offers toddlers a potential for discovery and learning
- Giant wooden games, Trivia afternoon and Loup Garou evening with Randolph Pub Ludique
- Precision hockey with Vidéotron
- Introduction to the Snow Pentathlon
- Nordic Blades trial
- Introduction to Nordic blades
- Introduction to winter triathlon with Triathlon Québec and the Rouge & Or Club of Laval University
- Test of adapted equipment with Adaptavie – test of parahockey sleds, paraskis or all-terrain wheelchairs
- Introduction to ice canoeing on snow with Canot à glace expérience and the Association des canotiers à glace du Québec
- Introduction to Ultimate Frisbee with Ultimate Quebec representatives
- Never without my helmet, by Avec toute ma Tête – workshops on the brain and the prevention of head injuries
- Winter/other games – spike ball, games of skill, wooden game stations, etc.
- Skating and hot chocolate themed evening at Maison Smith
- Live music with Hit the Road Coverband, Pat the Songwriter and the PMG troupe