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Posted on 18. Sep, 2011 by lyne.
Jesse Anthony of Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth was the catalyst for a relentless Univest Grand Prix Doylestown Criterium, winning the race, the sprinters jersey, and the overall weekend title after attacking, staying away for multiple laps, and taking the sprint out of a decimated field Sunday. Anthony outsprinted Jackie Simes (Jamis/Sutter Home) and Robin Carpenter (BikeReg.com) [...]
Posted on 20. Aug, 2011 by lyne.
It’s been a tough year for Daniel Holloway with an injury,serious saddle sores and a staph infection. The combination of all these made it difficult to do his job with his Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth team. “It’s hard, when you go to a race and you’re the go-to guy. Even if you’re not the go-to guy, [...]
Posted on 19. Aug, 2011 by lyne.
Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth Pro Cycling will head to Brussels, Belgium later this week following the USPRO Criterium Championship to tackle a six race series of grueling one-day events. Hot off a stage win for Jesse Anthony and a top-12 finish for Andy Bajadali at last week’s UCI 2.1 ranked Tour of Utah, an eight-man team [...]
Posted on 03. Aug, 2011 by lyne.
Always a firm believer in the power of late-season athlete acquisitions, Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth Pro Cycling Performance Director Jonas Carney further bolstered the team’s roster with the signing of Chad Haga this week, a hard-charging elite amateur formerly of Team Rio Grande Racing. “We’ve been keeping an eye on Chad since the early season,” said [...]
Posted on 18. Jun, 2011 by lyne.
KABOOM. Chinks, small chinks but chinks none the less, were seen in the UnitedHealthcare armor on Friday evening and the other teams were ready to take advantage of them in Friday’s Menomonie Road Race, stage 5 at the Nature Valley Grand Prix. The Kelly Benefit Strategie-Optumhealth team made it an all or nothing stage and [...]
Posted on 13. Jun, 2011 by lyne.
In part one of our interview Jesse Anthony, of the Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth team, explained his decision to focus on the road over cross racing with a long-term goal of racing full-time in Europe. Part two discusses his increased motivation to win and how he handles the stress and fatigue of his job.
Posted on 04. Jun, 2011 by lyne.
Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth Pro Cycling is fielding a veteran roster for this weekends Philadelphia International Championship. With a combined 60 years of professional racing experience split among the eight-man roster, the team will be making a push for the podium at the oldest and longest running one-day event in America. The roster features seven out [...]
Posted on 30. May, 2011 by lyne.
Since the inaugural edition in 2006, the Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Championship has unfolded differently every year, with the winner emerging from a different move every time; from a long solo attack from a break, to a late attack from a select group in the finishing circuits, to an a blistering attack on [...]
Posted on 26. May, 2011 by lyne.
During the Amgen Tour of California, Reid Mumford, of the Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth team, took a few minutes to chat about World Bicycle Relief. Starting in 2009, the team and riders made a commitment to support World Bicycle Relief in its mission to provide bicycles to those in need and at the end of the [...]
Posted on 25. May, 2011 by lyne.
A simple question ‘Are you satisfied’ to four of the Continental teams DS on the last day of the Amgen Tour of California. See what Jonas Carney (Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth), Frankie Andreu (Kenda/5-Hour Energy), Danny Van Haute (Jelly Belly) and Omer Kem (BISSELL) had to say.