PRESS RELEASE: Cyclist John Howard to recieve Outstanding Missourian award May 14th

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Due to a change in the schedule of the Missouri House, the times for the press conference with and Outstanding Missourian Award Presentation to internationally renowned bicycle racer John Howard have been changed:

- Press Conference: May 14th, 2007, 3:30 PM, House Lounge, Capitol, Jefferson City
- Outstanding Missouri Award Presentation: May 14th, 4:00 PM, House Floor, Capitol, Jefferson City
- Bicycle-Pedestrian Advocacy Day: May 14th, all day, Capitol, Jefferson City

Mr. Howard will speak about his accomplishments and experience as well as this month's Bike Month activities and the importance of creating a more bicycle-friendly Missouri.

Mr. Howard will be available for interviews in Jefferson City the afternoon of May 14th. Please contact Brent Hugh, 816-695-6736, to arrange an interview time.

Just some of Howard's many lifetime accomplishments:

* Three-time Olympic Cycling Team
* 10 years U.S. National Team
* 14-time USCF and NORBA Elite and Master’s National Champion
* Ironman Triathlon World Champion (1981)
* Cycling 24-Hour Drafting World Record Holder, 539 miles (1987)
* Cycling World Absolute Speed Record Holder, 152.2 mph
* Competitive Cycling Magazine’s Cyclist of the Decade -- 1970s