Etixx devotes its attention to women cyclism in 2016!
From 2016 the ladies of Lensworld-Zannata-Ladies Team will race with Etixx.
Friday 13 November 2015 – thanks to the partnership with Etixx, the famous sports nutrition producer, the Belgian Ladies Team takes a big step towards their ultimate goal: achieving international successes. From 2016 on the ladies will not only race with the Etixx logo on their shirts, thanks to the sports nutrition and supplements of Etixx they will be able to make the difference on competitive level. The name of the team will be changed in Lensworld – Zannata – Etixx Ladies team.
Davy De Vlieger, CEO Etixx NV/ General Manager Omega Pharma Belux is delighted with this partnership: “With this deal Etixx will be sponsoring two UCI Women Cycling teams from 2016 and we want to focus on women cycling as well: a sport where we, as Etixx, fully believe in. After the Topsport Vlaanderen Ladies team also the cyclists from the Lensword-Zannata-Etixx team will be able to discover that the right sports nutrition can make a huge difference when doing sportive performances.”
A little introduction: the Lensworld-Zannata-Etixx Ladies team will keep on cycling with a Belgian license in 2016 with mostly Belgian top cyclists. The team expands with new names who have proven themselves on an international level. These names are: Hanna Nilson from Sweden, Oksana Kozonchuk from Russia and Winanda Spoor from The Netherlands. Together with our great Belgian athletes Maaike Polspoel, Annelies Dom, Kaat Van der Meulen, Kim De Baat and Kaat Hannes, the Dutch Nina Kessler, the Italian Alice Arzuffi and Maria GiuliaConfalonieri from Italy and Flavia Oliveira from Brazil, these cyclists will form a team with an ultimate mix of top athletes.
Thanks to Etixx, sports nutrition producer and subsidiary from Omega Pharma, they all get a strong dose of extra motivation. Sporting at a high level and health go hand in hand and the right sports nutrition and supplements can take their performances to a higher level. Next to the financial support, Etixx will also provide products for training and competition for free. This is a huge boost for all the cyclists.
Heidi Van De Vijver, Team Manager Lensword – Zannata – Etixx Ladies team, explains: “As a top athlete you ask a lot from your body, eating healthy is definitely a must to keep your body in shape. When I was team manager at RedSun Cycling team I discovered how the sports nutrition and supplements from Etixx are helping your body with a faster recovery after a tough performance and because of that you make a faster progression. Can I tell you a secret? World athlete Emma Johansson is also a huge Etixx-fan!”
ETIXX NV was raised in 2009 and is a part of the group Omega Pharma. Etixx is a brand of sports nutrition and supplementation, arose from the medical thought from healthier and better sporting. The products of Etixx are suited to improve performances for the professional, amateur and opportunity athlete. Next to this they enjoy a good value for money thanks to years of research and they are completely conform with the anti-doping law. The products of Etixx are divided into five categories: health, power, endurance, performance and recuperation.