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The past week has shown that Team Rynkeby has come through corona strengthenedThe Rynkeby Foundation's soon-to-be retiring CEO, Carl Erik Dalbøge, is taking stock of a trip and a season that turned out to be somewhat different than expected.
"Team Rynkeby is a uniquely outstanding project"Alexander Eckes-Chantré is the fourth generation in the Eckes family to own Eckes-Granini. Since the company acquired Rynkeby Foods, the charity cycling team, Team Rynkeby has gained a very special place in his heart, and this year he rides with the Swiss team around the Alps.
Team Rynkeby hit by wild weather in SwitzerlandTeam Rynkeby - hohes C Zurich is hit by a severe storm during the team's trip around Switzerland. The weather has, among other things, required a six-hour bus ride.
9 year old Alvar raised over €12000 as a tribute to his cousinLast year, nine-year-old Alvar Landén decided to fundraise in honour of his cousin Märtha who lost her battle with cancer. She passed away in the summer of 2016 after a hard battle with the illness. Alvar decided to complete a sponsored 100km cycle ride in five days in memory of his cousin.
4-year-old Vega is incurabably sick of cancer - her grandma and grandpa find comfort in Team RynkebyHelle and Uffe Haack's granddaughter is terminally ill with cancer. Right now they are on their way around Denmark to help ensure that no children die of cancer in the future.
Team Rynkeby is honoured with a place in LEGOLAND20 years of working on behalf of children with critical illnesses hasn’t gone unnoticed. That’s why Team Rynkeby has earned a very special place in the heart of LEGOLAND.
Team Rynkeby with high expectations before national ToursLong-term preparation culminates in week 28, when Team Rynkeby's 59 teams move out on national tours to raise funds for children with critical illnesses. The expectations for a memorable week are huge, says the CEO.
Team Rynkeby establishes new team in BelgiumTeam Rynkeby will be on the world map with its ninth country this autumn. This time it is Brussels in Belgium, which gets its local team Team Rynkeby-Granini Brussels led by team captain Morten Petersen
Jørgen H.K. Jepsen becomes new director of Team RynkebyJørgen H.K. Jepsen will take up the role of General Manager of the Team Rynkeby Foundation on 1 August 2021. He replaces Carl Erik Dalbøge in the post after having been deputy head of Forening Folkemøde for a number of years.
Team Rynkeby increases the participants' safety through cooperation with MIPSThis year, the Team Rynkeby riders ride with helmets with the special safety system MIPS. The system is built in in the riders' helmets to increase the riders' safety.
Corona situation forces Team Rynkeby to shift gear from Paris trip to national toursThe corona situation across Europe has forced the charity project Team Rynkeby to shift plans from cycling to Paris to local big national tours in the participating countries.
Smart trick - Team Rynkeby riders change citizenship to be able to return home to Paris‘Team Rynkeby Faroe Islands’ becomes ‘Team Rynkeby les îles Féroé’, after all participants have been granted French citizenship in order to “go home” to Paris this summer.
The Danish Team Rynkeby “Team Vestegnen” has great success with ‘Drive In Bingo’It can be difficult to raise money in a time marked by corona. But for the Danish Team Rynkeby team Vestegnen, a fun idea has proven to give a fantastic result. ‘Drive in Bingo’ has donated almost DKK 100,000 to children with critical illnesses. And the concept can be used in most places.
Winner of lifeThe Team Rynkeby - hohes C Nieder-Olm team carried out a Christmas campaign in December 2020. In addition to a successful fundraising campaign, a virtual Advent calendar was also offered, which was filled with stories, recipes, videos and competitions relating to Team Rynkeby. The final competition was hidden behind the penultimate door. Two original team jerseys from the 2019/2020 season were raffled off as the main prize. One of the two main prizes went to Michaela Ruckes, mother of Lukas – and you can find out why this could not have been a more perfect fit:
Charity beer exceeds the wildest expectations of the initiatorsIn collaboration with Team Rynkeby, the Danish microbrewery has developed a new beer series that is sold for the benefit of Team Rynkeby's collection to the Danish Childhood Cancer Foundation. Sales exceed all expectations.
Record number of sponsors on Team Rynkeby's jerseys1648 companies and organizations will this year adorn the Team Rynkeby riders' cycling clothing. Never before in the project's 20-year history have so many jersey sponsors been on board. According to Team Rynkeby Foundation's CEO, this is both a sign of the great support that the project encounters, and a testament to the participants' great efforts in a difficult time with covid-19.
Network for former Team Rynkeby riders in great growthWith offers for a more non-committal cycling community, exciting journeys and not least a virtual training platform, Team Rynkeby Cycling Club has now seriously succeeded in pulling former Team Rynkeby riders back into the project.
Team Rynkeby is ready with Plan BThis year's main goal for Team Rynkeby is still called Paris. And the belief that it can be done shimmers through in the wake of the corona vaccine's arrival. But the participating countries all have a Plan B ready, so the participants get an experience of a lifetime, even if the trip to Paris may be cancelled.
“Humility. That's the first word that comes to mind.”The meeting with Team Rynkeby and some of the project's many enthusiasts has already made an impact on the Team Rynkeby Foundation's new chairman of the board, Ivan Thyregod. It forces great humility, he says and now looks forward to actively participating in the project for the first time.
Cooperation with supermarket chain raises millions for Team RynkebyIn Sweden a simple but very beneficial cooperation between Team Rynkeby-God Morgon and the supermarket chain ICA means everything to raise money for children with critical illness.
One bottle makes the difference in NorwayWith the slogan “One Bottle is Enough”, the Norwegian Team Rynkeby-rider Henning Aarekol, with the nickname “Pante-Henning” (“Deposit-Henning”) hopes to collect millions of Norwegian “kroner” to children with critical illnesses. The project has gone off with a fantastic start, but the ambitions go further. “I refuse to give up, before everyone in Norway has donated a bottle to the project.”
First year with Team Rynkeby EuropeTeam Rynkeby launched Team Rynkeby Europe this year, a completely new, international team with participants from seven countries. The goal is to lay the foundation for new teams in more countries – and, of course, to contribute to collecting funds for children with critical illnesses.
Recordbreaking number of participants in Team RynkebyNever before have so many riders worn the yellow jersey. In the anniversary season of 2020/2021 Team Rynkeby has currently registered an impressive 2.480 riders, raising funds for children with critical illnesses.
Team Rynkeby celebrates its history with anniversary clothingTeam Rynkeby sets the scene for its 20 year anniversary in 2021 with a simple and elegant jersey that in the most beautiful way illustrates the history of the project, the community across countries, and celebrates local donors and supporters.
Here are the prices for participating with Team Rynkeby 2021The participant fee will experience a minor price increase in the upcoming season. In return the participants from the 2020-team will economise regarding equipment they don’t need to buy again.
New Country Manager of Team Rynkeby DenmarkPrevious team captain to be at the head of developing Team Rynkeby in Denmark.
Team Rynkeby cancels this year’s Tour de ParisCharity cycling team Team Rynkeby has decided to cancel its Tour De Paris this year due to the coronavirus outbreak in Europe.
Team Rynkeby’s cycling clothes have now left ItalyDe seneste uger har der været en smule usikkerhed om, hvorvidt Team Rynkeby kunne få sit nye, gule cykeltøj hjem fra Italien. Nu er der dog gode nyheder fra Team Rynkeby Fondens cykeltøjsproducent.
Team Rynkeby Still Stands By Its Decision to Go to Paris This SummerThe Board of Team Rynkeby Foundation still believes that it will be possible to go through with its cycling tour to Paris to support children with critical illnesses.
Team Rynkeby is closing down all activities for the next two weeksTeam Rynkeby Foundation is following the recommendations issued by the Danish Government to limit the spreading of the coronavirus covid-19. This means that the charity cycling team will be closing down all its activities up to and including March 29.
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