The Team Novo Nordisk mission is to inspire, educate and empower people affected by diabetes. When diagnosed with diabetes, many people think it means they won’t be able to live life the way they’d hoped. Team Novo Nordisk hopes to show the world what may be possible with diabetes.
The team currently competes on Colnago C60 bicycles, outfitted with Shimano Dura Ace components. It provides a stiff and fast racing machine, enabling them to conquer the peloton. Colnago prides themselves in their C60 frames as they are still handmade in Italy in their first manufacturing facility. Combining Colnago's signature star lug bonds, and large diameter tubes that hold true to Colnago's over 1000g/frame philosophy.
Team Novo Nordisk is the first professional cycling team to be comprised completely of riders living with type 1 diabetes. All riders and several of the team’s staff, including Phil Southerland and VP of Marketing Matt Vogel, are living with diabetes. Team Novo Nordisk competes in multiple sports: Running, Triathlon, Mountain, Cyclocross and Road Racing, sporting both a Women's and Men's team.