Dr. Vie’s 13 year old athletes and elite athletes have been racing and competing in the USA, Canada, France, Belgium & Holland last month. Dr. Vie athletes compete in road cycling, track cycling, cross biking, soccer, long-boarding, mixed martial arts (with Bibiano Fernandes 5 times world champion -see below) and playing music - these amazing youngsters have been keeping fit and busy as they train, race and are interviewed on Canadian TV (CTV, Global) Radio and European newspapers. Who are these amazing youngsters whom I am so proud of?
Dr. Vie Superfoods+ Local Ride women’s cycling team (8 riders) based in Vancouver, BC had an interesting month. Our 13 year old youth rider Maggie has been tearing it up in the road races this season across the Pacific Northwest. At thirteen years old Maggie may be young, but already she has added some impressive results to her list of palmarès this season. In May she traveled to Enumclaw Washington, and raced in the adult Category 4 Mutual of Enumclaw Stage Race. After the Stage 1 and 2 Time Trial and Crit, she was placed in the top 15 in the General Classification. Then in the final Stage 3 Road Race she impressively made her way into a break-away, moving up in the GC to 6th place! On June 2nd she raced the Provincial Road Championships in Victoria BC, also racing up an age group with the Junior (Under-19) women. She stayed with the lead group, on this challenging and hilly race course again proving that she has some great climbing legs, and finished 3rd in an exciting sprint finish.
Such a notable list of results at her young age has drawn attention from CTV News Perry’s Prospects, which tell stories of up-and-coming athletes. She was featured on last Thursday’s Six O’clock news. You can watch the her appearance on the show here and see her training at the Burnaby Velodrome and her local roads in Maple Ridge. CLICK ON THE ARROW TO WATCH THE INTERVIEW.
The rest of Dr. Vie Superfoods+ elite women’s team has had some great recent results internationally, as well as in their home province of BC. Gillian, Laura and Steph spent five days in May racing for the Canadian National Team at the inaugural Exergy Tour in Idaho USA. This internationally sanctioned women’s road race, showcased some of the best riders from across North America and the world. Gillian had an excellent result on Stage 2, placing 5th and earning the Best Young Rider’s Jersey for a part of the event. Laura showed her grit and determination, when she made a bid for the win in the Stage 2 time trial, but crashed pushing the limit in the last corner. Not letting that stop her, she quickly recovered and ran her bike across the line, still only finishing 1:38 down and starting Stage 3 the next day. Meanwhile back in BC Lisa Howard placed an awesome 2nd place at the 20th Annual Condo Group Bastion Square Grand Prix on June 3rd. This exciting criterium event plays host to thousands of spectators, in scenic downtown Victoria BC.
Dr. Vie Superfoods+ Local Ride also has a guest rider Sandra Walter. She has had an excellent start to the mountain bike season, where she races for the Xprezo-Borsao Factory Team. Already she has had multiple Canada Cup wins, and has won the series title. Great work Sandra! We are proud! Go Sandra.
Olympic Track Trials for the Women’s Team Pursuit are currently underway and Local Ride Dr. Vie Superfoods+ has three fabulous and talented women in the running for the four positions. This elite team will have the privilege of racing for an Olympic gold medal in the Team Pursuit in London this summer. Best of luck to Steph, Laura and Gillian in your pursuit for an Olympic berth! Check them out and cheer them on at our facebook fan page. GO Steph, GO Laura, GO Gillian. All women on Dr. Vie Superfoods team have completed the Dr. Vie Academy 1-2 training. Stay tuned for their input coming shortly.
Sarah Coney and Rachelle Canning race in Europe…in fantastic races. What adventures for this youngsters.
Dr. Vie’s 19 year old cyclist Jasmin Glaesser has been training hard at the Los Angeles Velodrome in California. This amazing youngster won two medals at the last world cup in Australia last month. Watch her interview on Global TV last month. Jasmin just completed Dr. Vie Academy training and uses the tips to enhance her performance. CLICK ON THE ARROW TO WATCH THE INTERVIEW.
Our youngsters were on a roll over the last month. 13 year old Aaron Fuchek was off to Pomelin France to represent Canada in soccer. This youngster featured with top Chef Canada, Lynn Crawford last year and interviewed by French Media in France last month. He has gluten and dairy allergies and feasts on Dr. Vie childrens foods. Way to go Aaron.
Dr. Vie’s 12 year old Julia at Churchill’s School of Rock hit the main stage at WestFest in Ottawa last weekend. Julia was interviewed on CBC radio. Want to listen to the interview Click here . Julia also has food allergies and feasts on Dr. Vie foods.
Our latest addition to this amazing group of youngsters is Toronto’s very own Justin Readings. His first race was in Munsville, New York in 2008. Although it was not his best result it was the begging of something big. The year after he went to The Maryhill Festival of Speed, and now 5 years later, he is ranked 15 in the world and is going to over 10 races including to South Africa! Go Justin. He is under Dr. Vie’s program for maintaining ideal weight during his training and races.
CLICK ON THE ARROW TO WATCH THE INTERVIEW.
Finally, the mixed martial arts expert Matt Baker hosted a phenomenal training at his gym in BC with the world’s legendary Bibiano Fernandes, 5 times world champion from Brazil. Master of Jiu Jutsi. Matt grew up as a foster child and now helps foster children in BC. He eats Dr. Vie Sports Go to nourish himself. They were interviewed on CFJC TV 7. What a weekend! Go Matt. CLICK ON THE ARROW TO WATCH THE INTERVIEW.
We are very happy for our athletes as they keep their minds and bodies in prime condition. Each of them are role models for kids, youngsters and all ages around our planet. These incredible athletes work hard and give back to their communities. Role models for sure.
Lots of love and hugs teams.
Dr. Vie, Founder & Scientist, Dr. Vie, Inc.