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Our Mission

Fortius Sport & Health is an integrated athlete development centre strengthened through philanthropy and focused on optimizing human performance for life.

 Our Team

Ryan Petersen

​​Ryan has been working in the cycling industry for over 10 years and is one of only a handful of female, bike store managers. Her educational and career background is in film and television and she produced, directed and worked post-production for more than seven years. 

She left the film industry when she fell in love with mountain biking and decided to make a career in cycling. She created a female-focused cycling club and company, Muddbunnies Riding, which now has 100s of members in Canada and the United States. 

Since entering into the sport of cycling, she has competed in the following disciplines: Downhill Mountain biking, 4X Mountain Biking, Cyclocross, Triathlon and Road. 

Ryan has also been coaching with Gran Fondo Canada for the past two years.  She has her NCCP Level 2 Coaching in cycling with a focus in endurance training for beginner and intermediate road cyclists. Ryan is also a certified Body Geometry Bike Fit Specialist and has been performing bike fits for the past 4 years.


Education

  • BFA, Film Major - SFU

Career Highlights

  • Muddbunnies Riding Club - President 2005-2007

  • Muddbunnies Riding Inc - Owner/Director 2007-2012

  • the Original Bike Shop & Cap's Bicycle Museum - Manager 2011-2016​