By Cycling Weekly published
Alberto Contador and Bjarne Riis will be at Dulwich College today (November 18) to launch a new ‘Ride Like A Pro’ initiative - but you can only join in if you work in the financial sector.
Saxo Bank’s SaxoSport program aims to provide a peer-to-peer network for financial industry workers who enjoy healthy living and cycling performance.
Six-time Grand Tour winner Contador and his Tinkoff-Saxo manager Riis will visit students at the independent school in south London before joining Saxo clients for a ride at the Herne Hill Velodrome.
The ‘Ride Like A Pro’ program also features:
• Intensive personalised training towards personal goals;
• High frequency group training sessions with supervision;
• Interactions with World Tour Team Tinkoff-Saxo;
• Opportunity to complete stages of Giro d’Italia, Tour de Suisse and Vuelta a España before watching the professionals go through the same challenges.
Matteo Cassina, Head of all Business Lines at Saxo Bank said:
“Saxo has been supporting the team for the past seven seasons. Our employees fully embrace our long-standing support of sporting excellence and healthy living and we are now ready to take our commitment to the next level with SaxoSport.
“We encourage anyone from smaller asset managers, emerging managers, hedge funds, money managers, family offices and investors in general with a passion for cycling, competition and performance to get involved in our new ‘Ride Like A Pro’ project and seize this once in a lifetime opportunity.”
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