Event: Team Photo Shoot/Winter Training Session
Date: Sunday, February 12, 2017
Location: Jackson, NJ
Riders: Teresa DiSessa, Cheryl Clark, Deborah Leedale-Brown, Emily Underwood, Alexa Gubinski, Andy Maher, Allison McCabe, Barbara Statton, Emily Smith, Shaina Kravitz, Danielle Ferland, Erin Mandato
Sunday marked the 4th Team Training Session of the winter. Teresa organized a packed morning for us all. This day had a bit more added fun besides suffering on bikes. Our team rider, Danielle Ferland, connected us with her fabulous sister, Suzi Ferland, (http://suzanneferland.zenfolio.com/) for a morning photo shoot.
Suzi was amazingly patient and fun! Who wouldn’t want to deal with 15 women all trying to look pretty for the camera first thing in the morning? The team even had a surprise visit from our title sponsor, Toni Musorrafiti, of EPS Corporation. Toni brightened the mood and really pumped up the picture taking fun. Toni has been a sponsor since the team’s inception in 2005. We are extremely lucky to have each of our amazing sponsors. We couldn't be where we are today without the amazing support from our sponsors and their commitment to women's cycling. Thank you, Toni and ALL our sponsors for their commitment to us and enabling us to do what we love!
After we glammed out for the camera, we geared up for a team sweat session in Teresa’s basement. Since the weather gods were not in our favor, we had to go to Plan B. Immediately after the photo shoot, we transformed Teresa’s basement into a spin studio. Emily controlled the music while Teresa barked out the training workout for the next hour and a half. The workout was tough but we did it as a TEAM. Despite being indoors we all got in a solid training session.
To top off an already epic day, it was also a special day for one of our riders. We dedicated the last spin song to Alli. Alli celebrated her 30th birthday on Sunday so she got to hear our 15 amazingly talented voices singing Happy Birthday! (If you heard us, I would say we should keep riding and keep singing to Lady Gaga!) After a birthday cake and a quick team chat, the riders where off, back to their homes across the mid-Atlantic!
Thank you again to our sponsors: EPS Corp., CSS inc., M^3, Shebell & Shebell Attorneys at Law, John B. Wright Insurance, McCabe Dentistry, Miles Ahead Sports, Ambient, Specialized Physical Therapy, Brielle Cyclery, Trek store of Middletown, Trek Bikes, Bontrager, Powertap/Saris/CycleOps, Honey Stinger Hive.
Please visit our Sponsor page to learn more about our sponsors.
Photo Credit: Suzi Ferland at http://suzanneferland.zenfolio.com/