Category Archives: Inspirational

Remembering cancer adovcates Betty Ford and Laura Ziskin

The cancer community lost two extraordinary women this summer, both brave and outspoken cancer advocates. Betty Ford, who passed away from natural causes at the age of 93, was a powerful force for women’s health and women’s health rights. The … Continue reading

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Stage 8: A finish to remember

Chris Horner (USA) of Team RadioShack crossed the finish line of the last stage of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California in Westlake Village with an overall time of 23 hours, 46 minutes and 41 seconds, capturing the Amgen Race … Continue reading

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Stage 7 – "It takes a team"

Amid breathtaking vistas and challenging roads leading to the top of Mt. Baldy (elevation 7,930 ft.), RadioShack teammates Levi Leipheimer (USA), three-time Amgen Tour of California champion, and Chris Horner (USA) crossed the Stage 7 finish line in first and … Continue reading

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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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