Pascale Vézina Rioux
Director & Coaching
Pascale Vézina Rioux: a woman who is not afraid of anything and who loves adventure! Eternally passionate, she is full of energy and her desire to share is infinite. Both a dreamer and down to earth, she looks to the horizon and always participates in projects that have a significant impact on others and her community. First trained as a high school math teacher, Pascale has also been involved in OFR since 2006 as a freeski coach. An outstanding skier, she also practices several other outdoor sports such as backcountry skiing, kitesurfing, hiking, sailing, trail running, road biking, mountain biking and climbing.
Co-director, Nutritionist & social media
Émilie has always been passionate about sports, good food and adventure. After having completed a master's degree in sports nutrition, the need to make people discover their passions became a reality by taking part in the beautiful community of les chèvres de montagne. What she wants most is to help you discover new recipe ideas for the outdoors that combine simplicity, healthy, eco-responsible food and of course delicious flavours. Seasoned runner and cyclist, she also loves trail running, cross-country skiing, and snowboarding. For her, happiness is easy: it's laughing, laughing again, being outside, moving and sharing a good meal with unique human beings! Now co-director of les chèvres, she is involved on a daily basis to make the community a project that will last over time. It's pretty hard not to fall in love with Em once you first meet her!
Communications & Coaching
Elisabeth is happy to have found a job where she gets to spend her time outdoors, on Facebook and on Instagram!
After completing a certificate in fine arts and a bachelor's degree in graphic design, Alice joins les chèvres team. Being a woman who likes to discover new sports, she immediately clicked with the philosophy of the community. It is a project that is close to her heart and that allows her to get out of her comfort zone by participating in activities. Ultimately, it is with her illustrations, her creativity and her passion for design that she brings the vision of the chèvres community to life. You will notice her nice work everywhere on the ground: mountain bike jerseys, Xalibu "La Chèvre" ski, stickers on mugs or thermos and several projects to come ... Thank you Alice, your role is essential and les chèvres would not be the same without you!
Quebec City Coordinator & Coaching
Andréanne is passionate about everything that encompasses sport and the outdoors. She has just retired from her professional mountain biking career. With this important stage in her life behind her, her ultimate goal now is to spread the beauty of her passions to other women. A mountain biking specialist, she does not stop there, she has been practicing cross-country skiing since a very young age as well as trail running. For her, being part of les chèvres de montagne is by far the best way to share her passion and expertise with like-minded women wanting to learn and experience more. Away from the forest, Andréanne is a professional in human resources, another way for her to help others’ potential blossom!
Laurentians Coordinator & Coaching
Passionate about sports and the outdoors, Manu is a trained massage therapist and is interested in everything relating to plants and traditional medicine. She loves the human side of her job, which gives her the chance to be part of the development of each of her clients. "I never miss an opportunity to travel and try new sports. This is what brings me to meet exciting and rad people like the beautiful les chèvres de montagne family!" To benefit from her expertise and her magnificent smile, you’ll want to join Manu backcountry skiing, fatbiking, mountain biking or even rock climbing!
Edith Castonguay Lebel
Physiotherapist & Coaching
Edith trains les chèvres and helps the ladies take care of themselves too. An experienced trail runner, you can share a laugh with her while out cross-country skiing or at a mountain biking session in the Quebec region. Her charisma is unforgettable. Edith is an ideal outdoor partner!
Coaching & Chiropractionnist
Our beautiful Kate has supported us from the very beginning of the community. Having completed an undergraduate doctorate in Chiropractic and several additional training courses, she takes care of the safety of everyone in addition to helping with the coaching and coordination of the various events. That's not all, Katherine is even involved in daily communications! You will quickly notice, our Kate is an outstanding athlete in all the outdoor sports she experiences. You'll have the chance to meet her while backcountry skiing, mountain biking and even climbing adventures. But above all, you will have the pleasure of hearing her fly fishing and hunting stories from Quebec to the Yukon. A very special person whose signature is very meaningful within the team.
Mauricie Coordinator & Coaching
Involved from the start with us first as a participant, as a coach, and then as a coordinator, we can say that Laurie has les chèvres tattooed on her heart! She enjoys discovering new sports and sharing her passion for mountain biking and snowboarding. She wants to get the ladies of Mauricie moving while making us discover the potential of her region. She made fly fishing one of the most memorable weekends of the year! "Les Chèvres de Montagne is a community of women who all come together through their motivation and their pleasure in enjoying nature, moving, and letting go of their crazy. It inspires me and I aspire to help keep this movement alive!"
Environment & Coaching
Marie-Noëlle has been one of les chèvres from the very beginning. Engineer, natural athlete, and presently a badass mother of two, the most zen enthusiast of the team will be able to give the best climbing advice and above all, the most impressive demonstrations. Let us not forget that it is also she who will know how to make you feel good and safe during your first touring or mountain biking excursion. Finally, it is also with her that we will continue to develop our environmental awareness through the various events. It is irreplaceable and unique - we love it!
Accounting & coaching
Maude is passionate about everything related to outdoor activities and adventures. She was a snowboard instructor for several years before becoming a mountain biking coach. She enjoys many other outdoor activities such as hiking, SUP, running, backcountry skiing and many more. She is always ready to try new activities. What she loves above all is sharing her passion with motivated people! It is for this reason that she does not hesitate to take part in any of les chèvres de montagne events! She continuously shares her passion and discovers new activities with fellow women who are equally as passionate as she is. Maude studied accounting and has been working in a firm for several years. She also teaches accounting at various universities. If she's not working, you can usually find her outside, more often than not, somewhere in the mountains in Bromont!