Novo Nordisk To Create The World’s First All-Diabetes Professional Cycling Team

Novo Nordisk today announced a unique partnership to form Team Novo Nordisk, a global sports team with more than 100 cyclists, triathletes and runners who all have diabetes, spearheaded by the world’s first all-diabetes pro-cycling team. Team Novo Nordisk will use life experiences and competitiveness to motivate people affected by diabetes. Throughout 2013, these athletes will compete in more … [Read more...]

Team Type 1-Sanofi Rosters For US Nationals

ATLANTA - Team Type 1-Sanofi races into the Memorial Day Weekend in the United States with riders competing at the US National Championships in the road race and time trial, while a second squad races at the Tour of Somerville criterium and in Europe a third group lines up in Bretagne for two one-day races in France. Team Type 1-Sanofi General Manager Vassili Davidenko said the first full … [Read more...]

Team Type 1-Sanofi digs in for another three-race weekend in Korea, Turkey and Belgium

ATLANTA, SEOUL, LIEGE, ALANYA - Team Type 1-Sanofi stretches out again in three different directions this weekend, racing in Belgium, Turkey and Korea. On Sunday the Atlanta-based Professional Continental team will line up to start its biggest race yet in the 2012 season, the 266km one-day hilly classic known as La Doyenne, Liege-Bastogne-Liege. "We are moving from strength to strength, from … [Read more...]

Team Type 1 Responds To Tour of California Snuff

ATLANTA, March 13 - Team Type 1 will not race in the 2012 Tour of California. Race promoters AEG did not invite the Atlanta-based Professional Continental team. "We are shocked and disappointed. So far this season we are the most successful Professional Continental team in the United States, with a deep race program that goes around the world. This upcoming weekend we are going to Milano-San … [Read more...]

Team Type 1 – SANOFI to wrap up 2011 cycling calendar, expand diabetes outreach at Tour of Rwanda

ATLANTA, Nov 16 - Team Type 1 - SANOFI will finish its 2011 season in Africa, returning to the the hilly, seven-stage Tour of Rwanda for an uncommonly difficult race against a strong peloton at the end of a long first year as a professional continental team. Continuing its outreach program in Rwanda, Team Type 1 will also bring in more donated supplies for children with diabetes in the central … [Read more...]

Rosskopf flies into 2nd at Tour of China prologue

XI'AN, China, Sep 9 - Team Type 1 - SANOFI rider Joey Rosskopf rose to the occasion on Friday, with a lightning fast prologue time trial at the Tour of China. Rosskopf, from Georgia, finished the 5.5km race against the clock in 6:59.35, one second behind stage winner Aleksei Markov of Russia. "Joey missed the leader's jersey here by one second. He blazed the TT for second place, and was … [Read more...]

Megias gets aggressive in Denver

DENVER, Aug 28 - Team Type 1 rider Javier Megias shot off from the front of a breakaway on Sunday in the final stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, trying to establish himself as the most aggressive rider in front of countless thousands of people in Colorado's state capital. With an earlier-than-usual start to the 118km stage in nearby Golden, Megias, who has type 1 diabetes and must monitor … [Read more...]

Team Type 1 CEO Phil Southerland Appointed To World Health Organization Post

(Atlanta, GA – August 3, 2011) Phil Southerland, the 29-year-old CEO of Team Type 1 and global diabetes advocate has been named Director of Health Care Policy, Planning and Patient Advocacy for the World Health Organization Collaborating Center, International Diabetes Center and Mayo Clinic in Minneapolis, MN. In this role, Southerland will support the Center’s 5-year collaboration with … [Read more...]

Team Type 1 Has A New President

TEAM TYPE 1 NAMES ALLEN SALIKOF NEW PRESIDENT Atlanta, GA – June 7, 2011 – Team Type 1, a global sports organization dedicated to radically changing the lives of people around the world with diabetes, appointed Allen Salikof to the position of President, effective immediately. Mr. Salikof, previously President & CEO of Management Recruiters International, Inc. (MRI), has come out of … [Read more...]

Contest – Signed Copy of “Not Dead Yet” by Phil Southerland (Team Type 1) is proud to announce our latest contest giveaway. Our friend and cycling inspiration, Phil Southerland of Team Type 1 has written a book. It is part memoir, part sports adventure, but 100% a good read. the book is titled "Not Dead Yet" and we have a signed copy to giveaway. Just click here, fill out the contest form, and wait two weeks to see if you are the winner. CONTEST … [Read more...]