Tuesday, February 08, 2011
Killer Team Profile: Whole Athlete-Specialized Cycling Team
1. What is the mission of your team?
Our mission is to invest in the future of our youth and the sport of cycling by supporting the development of Junior & U-23 cyclists at the regional, national and international levels, and to provide opportunities for young cyclists to race and ride together while embracing our philosophy of dedication, integrity and fun.
2. What do the riders on your team have in common?
All of our riders have proven their dedication to the sport and demonstrated a potential to rise beyond regional success. Most importantly, they have shown the right attitude, tempering ambition with humility and the drive to succeed with a willingness to give back to their community.
3. What does the team do for fun?
Ride our bikes, of course!
4. How does the team push itself to succeed?
Success for The Whole Athlete - Specialized Team is not just measured by the number of podiums or national champion jerseys. Success is getting more people on bikes, introducing a younger sibling to racing, or learning how to better balance the demands of top-level competition with scholastic goals. The team is continually striving to improve on previous results and help more riders make the transition to the highest levels of competition while maintaining true to our core values.
5. What is something that nobody knows about the team?
The roots of our team catchphrase, "It's business time." It's true origin is a closely guarded secret.
6. What does your team love about SockGuy socks?
They are the best blend of high style and high-performance - just like our team!