The world’s first all-diabetes pro cycling team continues to use the bike as a platform to advocate for the diabetes community.
New York, NY (June 4, 2019) — Team Novo Nordisk headlined the United Nations Second Annual World Bicycle Day on June 3rd. The event celebrated the versatility, reliability and sustainability of the bicycle, and Team Novo Nordisk used the opportunity to share its mission to inspire, educate and empower everyone affected by diabetes.
Editors note: We bring you this story because it’s an inspiring team, great cause and because Becky does so much for the Colorado endurance community and 303. Soon we will have a podcast with her to talk about addressing the leaders of the world!
The special event was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City in the North Lawn Park and included keynote speakers from the United Nations, Team Novo Nordisk CEO and Co-Founder Phil Southerland, Founder of World Bicycle Day Dr. Leszek Sibilski and Team Novo Nordisk athletes Brais Dacal and Becky Furuta. The event was co-organized by Canada, Bahrain, India, Indonesia, Liechtenstein and Turkmenistan.
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