5-Year-Old Boise Girl Named “Pro Cyclist for the Day” by UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team during Twilight Criterium in Boise
UnitedHealthcare pro cycling team member Adrian Hegyvary waits with UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation grant recipient and “Pro Cyclist for the Day” Claire Jensen, 5, at the start of the Twilight Criterium in downtown Boise Saturday, July 14. As “Pro Cyclist for the Day,” Claire participated in the pre-race athlete call-ups and rode in the official pace car at the beginning of the race (Photo: Otto Kitsinger). She, her parents and siblings, are all active cyclists and participated in the Downtown Boise Criterium. The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides medical grants to help children gain access to health-related services not covered, or not fully covered, by their parents’ commercial health insurance plan. In the United States, UnitedHealthcare offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 1.2 million physicians and care professionals, and 6,500 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide.