Louis Cyr (1863–1912) is an important figure in Quebec folklore.
He was blessed with extraordinary strength from a young age and went on to become the greatest Quebec athlete of his time. Considered a true hero and a national treasure, Louis Cyr was known for his incredible feats of strength.
Learn more about this extraordinary historical figure during a short stop in Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville. There is a covered seating area available. Have an original and informative picnic!
During the commemoration of Louis Cyr’s 150th birthday, the Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville organizing committee marked the event by installing a huge boulder (which he was known to lift) on the site where the champion strongman was born, along Route 221 between Napierville and Lacolle.
According to older residents, a statue of Louis Cyr once stood in the middle of the village. But nobody knows what happened to it…
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