BORA – hansgrohe is one of the leading professional cycling teams in the world and with ambitious goals, the right sports nutrition is hugely important. HIGH5 works closely with the team to ensure that our products are fit for purpose and help the team achieve their goals.
Since 2015 BORA is the main sponsor of UCI WorldTour Team BORA – hansgrohe, with hansgrohe joining the title sponsor since 2017. The team‘s owner and principal is Ralph Denk, who also managed the Team NetApp (2010 – 2012), the Team NetApp – Endura (2013 – 2014), and the Team BORA – Argon18 (2015 – 2016) based in Raubling (Bayern/GER).
In less than five years the team established itself in the UCI WorldTour, finishing in third place in the 2018 WordTour team ranking. It was the only UCI Professional Continental Team that participated in only three years in all three Grand Tours.
BORA – hansgrohe is using HIGH5 products during training and competitions to maintain optimum performance by constantly fuelling with bars and gels. Fuelling is key in modern cycling, as the performance level in the UCI WorldTour is extremely high with lots of riders being able to compete for victories. After hours of intense racing, the one who still can deliver his optimum performance will take the win. HIGH5 is a strong supplier to BORA – hansgrohe on their hunt for success.
Top tips for aspiring athletes:
Give yourself enough time to rest after intense training sessions.
Fuel and hydrate consistently during exercise.
Better to train moderately but regularly than to only train once with too much intensity
3rd place UCI WorldTour team ranking 2018
Winner Paris-Roubaix 2018
Green Jersey Tour de France 2018
3 stage wins Tour de France 2018
3 stage wins Giro d’Italia 2018