Mr Holmes, 49, said: “When I was initially diagnosed, I asked ‘what can I do to get rid of it?’ but I was told I couldn’t, I just had to manage it. Founded by diabetes advocate Phil Southerland, Team Novo Nordisk is the first professional team in any sport to be made up exclusively of athletes with type 1 diabetes. This includes people who due to lack of time, would not otherwise have the resources to engage in physical activity,” said Martin Rasmussen from the University of Southern Denmark. Five years after they were initially recruited, participants were contacted for follow-up and their cycling habits were re-assessed. Bestmed-ASG veteran Gerhard Moolman, whose son and competitive cyclist Marco lives with diabetes, will join team manager Owen Botha and elite female riders Desray Sebregts and Michelle Benson on their quest to educate the public. Winner selection will be conducted by random drawing from all eligible* entries on or about August 10, 2015 (the “Drawing Date”). I consider myself a very adventurous guy in fact my hobbies are extreme sports such as Scuba Diving where I have the first license that of an ‘Open Water Diver’.
It’s a continental team one level below the Pro Tour giants but one with huge ambition, on the road and off. A ride may last from 10 minutes to 40 minutes, meaning each individual rider gets only a short break before having to ride again. His addition helps solidify the team’s long-term commitment