Phil Southerland

In a week when Team Novo Nordisk meets the Pope and ASO, long term Tour de France focus continues

It’s been quite a week for Team Novo Nordisk’s Phil Southerland. On Tuesday the team CEO and co-founder, plus Senior Vice President of Athletics Vassili Davidenko, met with ASO about the team’s goal of riding the Tour de France. On Wednesday, the duo and rider Javier Megias chatted with Pope Francis at the Vatican. One […]

Leading the way: Novo Nordisk’s Javier Megias on racing with diabetes

Go to any pro race and you’ll see hordes of fans standing outside team buses or at the finish, straining to see their favourite riders. It’s understandable – the lifestyle may appear glamorous to many, although it’s undoubtedly harder than is first imagined. Being the best at a sport is also a big lure to […]


Video: Southerland believes Team Novo Nordisk is making progress, says riding a 2016 Grand Tour is an important objective

It’s been an important week for Team Novo Nordisk with the team riding aggressively on stages of the Tour of California and Kevin de Mesmaeker netting a fine third place on day four of the race. The Belgian was part of a breakaway move which finished over a minute clear of the main bunch into […]