Team Novo Nordisk announced today that it received a wildcard invitation to the Tour of California
The Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) announced Thursday that Team Novo Nordisk is one of 19 teams invited to the 14th edition of the Tour of California. Reactions from Team Novo Nordisk CEO and co-founder Phil Southerland and General Manager Vassili Davidenko below:
Team Novo Nordisk CEO and Co-Founder Phil Southerland:
While we represent the diabetes community, we proudly race as an American-registered team. The Tour of California serves as the most prestigious and sought-after professional bike race on US soil.
After stepping away for a year, we are eager to showcase our jersey and inspire the millions of people who watch this race globally to get out and exercise and chase their dreams. Historically, the Tour of California has been a standout race for us, and our riders have worn multiple jerseys and earned podium finishes. We are motivated to take full advantage of the massive media attention around the Tour of California and race aggressively to inspire, educate and empower everyone affected by diabetes. We would love if everyone with diabetes …read more
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