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Meet Hugo Houle Parents And Siblings Details, Second Canadian Cyclist To Win Tour de France Stage


Hugo Houle during a photoshoot
Hugo Houle during a photoshoot

Hugo Houle celebrated his victory in Stage 16 of the Tour de France while remembering his relative as he crossed the finish line far ahead of the competition.

Houle of Ottawa dedicated his historic victory to his younger brother after completing the challenging 178.5-kilometer stage through the Pyrenees from Carcassonne to Foix in four hours 23 minutes 47 seconds, 1:10 ahead of France's Valentin Madouas and Israel-Premier Tech teammate Michael Woods of Tel Aviv.

After the 2012 season, SpiderTech-C10 folded, and Houle transferred to the French professional team Ag2r-La Mondiale. He participated in the Vuelta an Espaa once and the Giro d'Italia twice.

Who Are Tour de France Winner Hugo Houle's Parents?

Hugo Houle, raised by his parents in Sainte-Perpétue, Centre-du-Québec, Quebec, started competing in triathlons with his brother at age 10 before turning his attention to cycling at the age of 16. However, his parent's details aren't found on the internet.

He met Louis Garneau, a former professional cyclist, who offered him a team and equipment. Houle coupled cycling with earning a college degree in Québec between 2008 and 2010. He signed his first professional deal with SpiderTech-C10 after graduation. 

Houle won the Tour de Québec's overall classification and a stage while riding for SpiderTech-C10. He also came in fourth in the under-23 road race at the 2012 UCI Road World Championships and third in the 2012 Canadian National Time Trial Championships.

Hugo Houle Won Tour de France For Brother Pierrik Houle 

Hugo Houle's brother is no longer by his side, but their relationship and affection remain unbroken. According to sources, the cyclist goes and tours with his brother's portrait to commemorate their relationship and memories. Even if his brother isn't there, he frequently thinks of him and feels his presence by his side.

Houle spoke of his devotion to his late brother after crossing the finish line as he pointed to the heavens.

The Canadian cyclist and his brother were significant figures in each other's lives and had a close relationship. Hugo always had Pierrick's backing, and he had a positive influence on others. He advised the man to go after his ambition of becoming a pro cyclist.

However, not long after going pro, the athlete tragically lost his sibling in an accident. His brother and their bond with him have always motivated his desire to win. After years of arduous work, Houle has finally prevailed in the Tour de France.

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Canadian Cyclist Hugo Houle's Net Worth 

According to the website All Famous Birthday, Canadian cyclist, Hugo Houle has a net worth of more than $1 million and is currently estimated to be worth $1.5 million.

Several online sources have calculated his net worth based on his professional achievements and other information. The official confirmation, however, has not yet been made. He has a few other titles under his belt, including the most recent major triumph, and these distinctions must have brought in a respectable sum of money for him.

He crossed the finish line 70 seconds ahead of fellow Canadian Michael Woods and French international Valentin Madouas to claim victory. The rider paid respect to his late brother and thought back on their close friendship as soon as he crossed the finish line.