Category Archives: Inspirational

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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Cancer Survivors Take Stage One

Despite much preparation, Stage 1 of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California was cancelled earlier today due to adverse weather conditions. One might think that this would dampen the spirit of cycling fans, but the turnout to today’s Breakaway Mile … Continue reading

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Cancer advocate Elizabeth Edwards passes away

The Cancer Support Community would like to express its deepest condolences to Elizabeth Edwards’ family. She was a true leader and inspiration to the cancer community. Her resilience in the face of metastatic breast cancer embodies the Cancer Support Community’s … Continue reading

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