Pro Cyclist Mark Cavendish (Aka the Manx Missle)

Mark Cavendish (Cav) is a world champion cyclist who specializes in sprint finishes. He is regarded as one of pro cycling’s top sprinters and the fastest man on two wheels. He is an outspoken proponent of healthy lifestyles and cycling for everyday well-being and a true believer in proper nutrition for optimal performance. This focus on health and nutrition led him to American pistachios, the ideal post-exercise snack that is tasty, portable, satisfying and supplies the energy and key nutrients the body needs to refuel.


CAV Makes History at Tour de France

APG ambassador Mark Cavendish won stages 1, 3, 6 and 14 at the Tour De France. The Manx sprinter has THE second-most wins in Tour’s history. The win boosts Cavendish’s career stage victory total to 30.

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Cavendish Wins Final Stage at the Amgen Tour of California

Mark Cavendish won the final stage of the Amgen Tour of California for the third year running, claiming his tenth all-time win in the prestigious American stage race.

The AMGEN Tour of California is America's largest and most prestigious professional cycling race. One of the most important races on the international calendar, this year's field included 11 World Champions, five Olympic medalists and Rio Olympic hopefuls. On May 15-22, 144 cyclists (18 teams) came together in California to face off on the 782-mile course from southern to northern California.

Approach to Nutrition

American Pistachio Growers goes behind the scenes with Mark in this exclusive interview, he discusses his approach to nutrition.

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