Cancellara Wins 2008 Tour of California Prologue

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02/18/2008| 0 comments
by Thomas Valentinsen
Fabian Cancellara in yellow.
Fabian Cancellara in yellow.

Cancellara Wins 2008 Tour of California Prologue

World time trial champion Fabian Cancellara takes prologue victory at 2008 Amgen Tour of California. Race kicks off to enthusiastic crowd in Palo Alto.

join AEG for a third year as the title sponsor of the Amgen Tour of California,? said George Morrow, executive vice president, Global Commercial Operations, Amgen.  ?Today was a great Prologue, beginning what is sure to be a very thrilling race week.  At Amgen, we also are excited about the opportunity to celebrate cancer survivors and provide support to people affected by cancer through our Breakaway from Cancer initiative.?

Amgen created Breakaway from Cancer in 2005 as a complementary component to its race sponsorship.  The initiative is designed to help empower people affected by cancer and supports the services of two nonprofit organizations ? The Wellness Community, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free support, education and hope to people affected by cancer, and the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, the oldest survivor-led cancer advocacy organization in the country. 

For the latest information on the Breakaway from Cancer initiative and ways to support those living with the illness, visit breakawayfromcancer.com.

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