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Team Novo Nordisk Tour of Turkey 2014 Andrea Peron

Ambitious Squad Heads to Turkey

Atlanta, GA  — Team Novo Nordisk — the world’s first all-diabetes pro cycling team— returns to the Presidential Tour of Turkey on Sunday looking to build on previous results. The historic 50th Edition of the Presidential Tour of Turkey marks Team Novo Nordisk’s second appearance at the UCI 2.HC-level race. In the team’s inaugural year,…

Belgian rider Thomas Raeymakers in stage 2 Trofeo Ses Salines

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How the Tour of Turkey Sparked a Cycling Career

Since childhood, Thomas Raeymaekers dreamed only of being a professional cyclist. The Belgian started competing at the age of 10, and as a junior, he consistently finished on the podium. Then, at age 17, Thomas unexpectedly dropped 8 kilograms. One afternoon, as he entered a race in Belgium, he was forced to withdraw after only…

Mandy Marquardt Team Novo Nordisk Women's Team

Mandy Marquardt Strives For Spot on 2016 Olympic Track Team

Mandy Marquardt began on the road to bike racing early in her life. Born in Mannheim, Germany, she and her family moved to the United States when she was six years old. She had an extremely active childhood in Fort Lauderdale, Florida filled with tennis, swimming, and running. She started riding at age 10 when…


Williams Stars in Break at Historic Belgian Race

Overijse, Belgium — Team Novo Nordisk’s Chris Williams was part of a six-man breakaway for more than 130 kilometers during the historic Belgian race, De Brabantse Pijl. “Chris rode a solid race and fought hard to get in the break for Team Novo Nordisk at this major Belgian race,” Team Novo Nordisk Sport Director Massimo…


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Brabantse Pijl

Wednesday’s race was Team Novo Nordisk’s first  in Belgium, a country known for its rich cycling history. The 203.1-km race began in Leuven with attacks starting immediately. Five riders escaped, and Chris Williams followed, soon bridging the group. According to Chris, it was an amazing experience to show the TNN jersey in front of so many fans….

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Route Adélie de Vitré

Team Novo Nordisk finished its third French race in two weeks with Friday’s Route Adélie de Vitré. French neo-pros, Charles Planet and Nicolas Lefrançois, finished as the team’s best-placed riders. (Photo: ©Etienne GARNIER)


How We Manage Diabetes During Exercise (part 1)

Team Novo Nordisk athletes train and race like any other athlete, but living and racing with diabetes requires a different approach. Here’s how we do it.

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Coppi & Bartali – stage 4

Four challenging days racing against the world’s best cyclists provided the young Team Novo Nordisk squad with some invaluable experience. ”With each race we enter,” says GM Vassili Davidenko, “we finish stronger.” (Photos: ©TNN/ ©TDW Sports)