Team Novo Nordisk 2014 Highlights

Team Novo Nordisk – 2014 Highlights

10 December 2014

Team Novo Nordisk had an amazing year of inspiring, educating and empowering people affected by diabetes! Check out some of our highlights from 2014!

January

Team Novo Nordisk 2014 Tour de San Luis
The world’s first all-diabetes pro cycling team kicks off its second season at Argentina’s Tour de San Luis.

February

Team Novo Nordisk Type 2 Team 2014 Bike Sebring
The Team Novo Nordisk Type 2 teams rides 24 hours to raise diabetes awareness at Bike Sebring in Florida.

March

David Lozano 2014 Cholet Pays de Loire
David Lozano (SPA) wins King of the Mountain at Cholet – Pays De Loire.

Steph McKenzie 2014 New Zealand Track Cycling Championships
Team Novo Nordisk Women’s rider Steph McKenzie (NZ) brings home four gold medals and one silver at BikeNZ’s Elite Track National Championships. Later Steph represented New Zealand at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

April
Team Novo Nordisk is #DiabetesEmpowered

Team Novo Nordisk launches #DiabetesEmpowered, a campaign to show the world that anyone living with diabetes can pursue their dreams.

Team Novo Nordisk Chris Williams Belgium De Brabantse Pijl
The world’s first all-diabetes pro cycling team makes its debut in Belgium at De Brabantse Pijl.

May

Tour of Turkey Stage 6: Bodrum - Selçuk Javier Megias
Javier Megias (SPA) makes the break and holds on for a top 10 at stage 6 of the Tour of Turkey.

Charles Planet Most Agressive Jersey Winner 2014 Amgen Tour of California
French neo-pro Charles Planet (FRA) earns the Breakaway from Cancer Most Courageous rider at stages 1 and 2 at Amgen Tour of California.

Amgen Tour of California Stage 4: Monterey, CA - Cambria, CA Kevin De Mesmaeker
Kevin de Mesmaeker (BEL) sprints to 3rd on stage 4 of Amgen Tour of California.

June

Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay Stage 1: La Baie - La Baie Martijn Verschoor
Martijn Verschoor (NED) races to 2nd on stage 1 of Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay– earning Team Novo Nordisk’s best result to date.

Tour de Beauce Stage 1: Sainte-Justine - Sainte-Justine Martijn Verschoor
Martijn Verschoor (NED) comes in at a solid 4th place at stage 1 of Tour de Beauce.

July
Team Novo Nordisk 2014 Talent Identification Camp

Team Novo Nordisk hold two successful Talent Identification Camps, identifying new six Development riders and seven new Juniors.

French rider Quentin Valognes wins stage 5 of Tour de l'Abitibi Desjardins!
Team Novo Nordisk’s Quentin Valognes proves he is a junior racer to watch when he win three stages at the Tour de l’Abitibi Desjardins.

 

August

Team Novo Nordisk claimed its first Post Danmark Rundt podium on stage 4 with Chris Williams earning most aggressive rider honors.
The world’s first all-diabetes pro cycling team claims its first Post Danmark Rundt podium on stage 4 with Chris Williams (AUS) earning Most Aggressive Rider honors.

Team Novo Nordisk - Javier Megias - 2014 USA pro Challenge
Javier Megias (SPA) leaves his mark on USA Pro Challenge with a solo attack in the final 4 km of the Tour opener and concluding with a high-profile breakaway in the race’s final stage.

Team Novo Nordisk Ryan Jones 2014 Ironman Copenhagen
Team Novo Nordisk triathletes Casey Boren (US), Ben Semeyn (US), Andreas Petz (DEN) and Ryan Jones (US; pictured) race to inspire at Ironman Copenhagen.

Team Novo Nordisk Corentin Cherhal Wins 2014 Giordana Crossroads Classic
Development Team rider (and 2015 neo-pro) Corentin Cherhal wins the Giordana Crossroads Classic in Salisbury, North Carolina.

September

Team Novo Nordisk 2014 Tour of Britain Cycling
The world’s first all-diabetes pro cycling team make its UK debut and races alongside the world’s best at Tour of Britain.

October

Team Novo Nordisk 2014 Japan Cup
The world’s first all-diabetes pro cycling team makes its first appearance at the Japan Cup and hosts a special event for young Japanese children living with diabetes.

Team Novo Nordisk 2014 Tour of Hainan
The world’s first all-diabetes pro cycling team wraps its second racing season with a solid performance at China’s Tour of Hainan.

November

An emotional finish as Sebastien reaches to Pacific Ocean to conclude his 7500km journey.
Team Novo Nordisk athlete Sebastien Sasseville (CAN) completes his 7,500-km solo run across Canada to Outrun Diabetes.

Team Novo Nordisk circles the globe for World Diabetes Day 2014 #WDDkm

The Team Novo Nordisk digital community collects 70,800km of exercise for World Diabetes Day- almost circling the globe TWICE!

December

Four Team Novo Nordisk Development Riders Join Professional Roster in 2015
The world’s first all-diabetes pro cycling team announces a 2015 roster of 18 athletes from 11 countries, including four members of the team’s development program.

Thanks for a great year, and follow us in 2015!

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