Last week, I found out I had been accepted to be a member of PowerBar's Team Elite™. To quote from PowerBar's own website, the Team Elite™ program is "our grassroots athletic ambassador program that supports athletes, coaches and other athletic influencers."
In fact, it was my eating of PowerBar Gel Blasts energy chews (the strawberry banana ones) which helped me power on to my course-record setting performance at the Iron Horse 50 miler.
As such, it goes without saying (but I am saying it nonetheless!) this is both an honor and a privilege and I am extremely happy to be amongst other athletes like Josh Cox, Lauren Fleshman, and the unbelievably inspirational Brian Boyle.
Just like these superb athletes, I look forward to continuing to do all I can to making a difference in people's lives by being a positive, athletic role model.