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Cycling Legend Jens Voigt Teams Up with Challenged Athletes Foundation for Zwift Cycling Event

May 28, 2020

Known for the famous mid-race mantra “Shut Up Legs”, cycling legend Jens Voigt is hosting a virtual cycling event to raise awareness and funds for athletes with physical challenges. On May 30, Zwift cyclists will ride shoulder to shoulder with the 17-time Tour de France finisher. Jens, a passionate CAF supporter, will host a 60-minute social ride on the online virtual platform.  He will be accompanied by Paralympians Oksana Masters and Mohamed Lahna along with other accomplished challenged athlete cyclists. Cyclists worldwide will ride together as they connect through the power of sport and raise funds for athletes with physical challenges.

The “Jensie Ride for Challenged Athletes” is free of charge but those that donate will be entered in a raffle for a chance to win a signed jersey, CAF Swag Bag, a CAF Cycling Club membership, and more.  Register here: https://www.zwift.com/events/view/814161

WHEN:          Saturday, May 30th at 8:00am (PDT)

WHERE:       https://www.zwift.com/events/view/814161         

About Challenged Athletes Foundation:

The Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF) is a world leader in helping people with physical challenges lead active, healthy lifestyles. CAF believes that participation in physical activity at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life.  Since 1994, more than $123 million has been raised and over 30,000 funding requests from people with physical challenges in all 50 states and dozens of countries have been satisfied. Additionally, CAF’s outreach efforts impact another 60,000 individuals each year. Whether it’s a $2,500 grant for a handcycle, helping underwrite a carbon fiber running foot not covered by insurance, or arranging enthusiastic encouragement from a mentor who has triumphed over a similar challenge, CAF’s mission is clear: give opportunities and support to those with the desire to live active, athletic lifestyles.