Official Fruit of the Sea Otter Classic

2017 Sea Otter Classic Recap

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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It’s Official!
Julio Mario Flores, our Registered Dietitian, sets up our Medjool date display.
All set up and ready to go! Our Registered Dietitian Julio Mario Flores waits for the expo to open on day 1.
Jamin Chapernich helped us race test our new Natural Delights Medjool date energy bars in his CAT 3 Men's road race.
Jamin Chapernich liked our new energy bars so much he’s considering building a new frame mounted race rack specifically designed to hold our 10 pack cartons!
After a near 30 mile breakaway lead Jamin Chapernich took home a top 10 in his CAT 3 Men's road race.
Packing some serious heat!
Future World Champions and Medjool date lovers in the making!
The old goat (and Natural Delights photographer) surveying the scene.
The dual Slalom course was full of great action all weekend!
Our new Natural Delights Medjool Date Energy Bars were a huge hit!
Natural Delights Energy Bars ready for the MTB Fondo.
Our crew got some time away from the booth on Saturday to participate in the MTB Fondo. They survived!
Sam Gaze put on a show as he beat current World Champion Nino Schurter in the Men’s Pro Short track in Sunday. (We think he ate his Medjool dates.)
Kyle Doyle came by to celebrate his CAT 1 Men's Senior Downhill win!
Heather Munive (right) who placed 3rd in the CAT 2 Women’s Downhill loves to put our Medjool dates in her smoothie bowls. Sierra Warren (left) who placed 3rd in the Open Women's Dual Slalom said she loves Medjool dates and our new Energy bars!
Sierra Warren stopped by the booth to celebrate her 3rd place finish in the Open Women's Dual Slalom.
Jena Page Greaser (right) stopped by to show some love before her Women’s Pro Cross Country race. She said she loves to throw our Medjool dates in her breakfast smoothies.
Justin Miller loaded up with our pitted Medjool dates pre-ride and recovered with our new Mixed Berries Energy bar. He placed 3rd in the CAT 2 15-18 Men’s Cross Country race.

We’re pleased to report that everyone loved our new Natural Delights Medjool Date Energy Bars and fresh Medjool dates at the 2017 Sea Otter Classic.

This year was our first time exhibiting at Sea Otter and we were thankful to be given "Official Fruit" status coming into the event. Cyclists love the fact that Medjool dates have 50% more potassium by weight than bananas and are a natural source of good carbs.

Even though this year’s Sea Otter is a wrap, we’re still buzzing from all the racing, new bikes, sweet gear and all the new friends we made! Here are a few of our favorite photo’s from this year’s event. Enjoy!