6-Year-Old Boise Girl Named “Pro Cyclist for the Day” by Team During Downtown Boise Criterium
Six-year-old Reagan Cornwall was joined by her sister Ruby and her parents Morgan and Craig when UnitedHealthcare executive Pam Gold and Pro Cycling Team member Adrian Hegyvary surprised her with a brand-new bike, helmet, UHC Pro Cycling team jersey and an opportunity to participate in the cycling event by riding along in the official pace car.
BOISE, Idaho–Local 6-year-old Reagan Cornwall, who received a grant from the UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation to help fund hearing aids for her progressive hearing loss, was named “Pro Cyclist for the Day” at this year’s Downtown Boise Criterium.
UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team announced Reagan as the honoree during a pre-race celebration last night. As “Pro Cyclist for the Day,” she was awarded pro cycling gear, including a new bike, helmet and an autographed pro cycling team jersey. She also participated in the pre-race athlete call-ups and rode in the official pace car at the beginning of the race, followed by an on-stage interview with the race announcer.
The surprise announcement was made just before the race began at a pre-race celebration at 10 Barrel Brewery. The recipient, along with her parents and siblings, are active cyclists and participated in the Downtown Boise Criterium.
Photos: Chad Case Photography