Cycling Legend Greg LeMond Champions The Fight Against Diabetes

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Cycling Legend Greg LeMond Champions The Fight Against Diabetes

In 1986, Greg LeMond turned into the primary American to win the biggest single yearly donning occasion on the planet, the Tour de France. LeMond proceeded to taste triumph again in the 1989 Tour de France, and again one month later in the 1989 World Championships. At that point, as a last upset before resigning from aggressive cycling, LeMond won another memorable Tour de France for the third time in 1990. 

LeMond's legend has dependably been estimated by his unrivaled dimensions of bravery and relentlessness and now, 20 years after the date of his first Tour de France triumph, he has gone up against a similarly gallant test to discover a remedy for diabetes. 

Greg LeMond joins the American Diabetes Association (ADA) as the Honorary Chairperson for Tour de Cure, the Association's debut yearly cycling occasion, which fund-raises for diabetes examine, data, support and open mindfulness endeavors. Visit de Cure happens across the country and is a ride-not a race-that urges individuals to tidy off their bikes and join a huge number of different riders who are accelerating for a fix. 

"I am glad to be the Honorary Chairperson for ADA's Tour de Cure occasion," says LeMond. "The Tour de Cure is one incredible path for us all to end up victors in the battle against diabetes." 

Almost 21 million youngsters and grown-ups have diabetes, a 14 percent expansion since 2003. Another 41 million individuals are in danger for creating type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is the fifth driving reason for death by infection in the United States. 

Greg LeMond will be close by to display the best Tour de Cure pledge drives with the Champion for Diabetes Award. Top pledge drives will likewise meet all requirements to win one of a few authority LeMond Bicycles given by the victor himself. 

The Tour de Cure national displaying support is Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. Different supporters incorporate Gold's Gym, Performance Bicycles, LeMond Fitness, Discovery Health Channel, and LeMond Racing Cycles-the official bike of the Tour de Cure.