Category Archives: Breakaway from Cancer

Stage 6 – Oscar Freire & Lee Hansen, Solvang’s most courageous

Stage 6’s Breakaway from Cancer® Most Courageous Rider jersey was awarded to Oscar Freire (ESP) of Rabobank Cycling Team, who best exemplified the character of those engaged in the fight against cancer – courage, sacrifice, inspiration, determination and perseverance. Cancer … Continue reading

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Stage 5 – Survivors shine in Paso Robles

Slovakian Peter Sagan swung wide right in the final 100 meters of today’s stage, speeding from fifth place to win the fifth stage of the Tour of California. Sagan, of the Liquiqas-Cannondale team, won the 135-mile (217-kilometer) stage from Seaside … Continue reading

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Stage Four – Two mountaintop winners in San Jose

In one of the most impressive team and individual performances thus far on the tour, Chris Horner (USA) of Team RadioShack out performed his competitors to win the first mountaintop finish in the history of the race atop Sierra Road … Continue reading

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Stage 3 Marked by courageous achievements in life and in sport

Greg Henderson (NZL) of Sky Procycling took the stage 3 win of the Amgen Tour of California earlier today, but his triumph was perhaps overshadowed by another’s courageous victory. Prior to the stage finish in Modesto, breast cancer survivor Leona … Continue reading

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Stage 2 – Sacramento welcomes riders and survivors alike

Enthusiastic crowds welcomed riders to the finish of Stage 2 of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California in Sacramento this afternoon after beginning in Nevada City, California. For the second year in a row, Nevada City was host to the … Continue reading

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