Mark Cavendish (Cav) is the fastest man on two wheels. Cavendish, aka the “Manx Missile,” (he’s from the tiny Isle of Man in Great Britain) is a world champion cyclist who specializes in sprint finishes. He has won 25 Tour de France stages and will be a favorite to win many of this year’s AMGEN Tour of California (ATOC) stages.
The AMGEN Tour of California is America's largest and most prestigious professional cycling race. An all-star field featuring 144 of the world's most talented and decorated cyclists will come together in California on May 10-17 to compete on the eight-day route covering 724.1 miles of the state's most stunning and recognizable roadways, highways and coastline drives. The course extends from northern (Sacramento) to southern California (Pasadena).
Stage 5 started in Santa Barbara and finished to a massive field sprint on perfect wide roads in Santa Clarita.
Cavendish took stage 8 in great form with a sprint to the finish line in Pasadena.
This GoPro footage captures the Manx Missile, Mark Cavendish as he busts out of the pack to win AMGEN Tour Of California Stage 8.
American Pistachio Growers goes behind the scenes with Mark in this exclusive interview, he discusses his approach to nutrition.
American Pistachio Growers (APG) adds British pro cyclist Mark Cavendish MBE to its world-class athletic ambassador team. Cavendish has declared the nutritious, American-grown pistachio nut as his "Official Snack."
Fresno, CA (October 21, 2013) - In celebration of National Nut Day (October 22), American Pistachio Growers (APG) today announces the addition of British pro cyclist Mark Cavendish MBE* to its world-class athletic ambassador team. Cavendish has declared the nutritious, American-grown pistachio nut as his “Official Snack.”
Cavendish, who has 25 stage wins at Le Tour de France and is regarded as one of pro cycling’s top sprinters, is an outspoken proponent of healthy lifestyles and cycling for everyday well-being. He’s also a believer in proper nutrition for optimal performance, whether for athletic gains or everyday life. This focus on health and nutrition led him to American pistachios, which are a nutritious addition to a well-balanced diet, particularly for those who participate in active lifestyles.Read More >
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