For Immediate Release:
January 23, 2019
Contact: Matt Tanner
INDIANAPOLIS, IND. A new partnership between Methodist Sports Medicine (MSM) and Rollfast will benefit regional cycling by providing education as well as on-site care to participants during the organization’s cycling events.
MSM serves as the official team physicians for the Indianapolis Colts, Indianapolis Ballet and is the sports medicine provider for more than 25 Central Indiana high schools and 10 universities in Indiana. Rollfast will have access to MSM’s network and resources to create better cycling events as well as tap into new audiences for mental health initiatives.
“This partnership allows us to hone-in on our commitment to the physical, mental and social well-being of everyone involved,” said Rollfast founder, Matt Tanner. “We are constantly evolving as an organization and having MSM on our team elevates every aspect of the Rollfast mission.”
Based in Carmel, Indiana, Rollfast has long been known for promoting some of the most exciting bicycle events in the country as well as championing bicycle advocacy locally. Cycling is the backbone of the physical health movement within Rollfast, they also strive to help those struggling with mental health through the Rollfast Foundation. Many of the participants at Rollfast events are the same people living high risk, high reward lifestyles where pressure is intense. Tanner states,
“We want to make sure people know they aren’t alone. That’s why we launched our text-to-chat program called RollfastLIVE. We believe in complete wellness. Physical, mental and social all working together as one healthy system,” said Tanner.
“It’s refreshing to build relationships with like-minded organizations who invest in our community,” said Marty Rosenberg, CEO of MSM. “We are an organization committed to providing the highest quality of orthopedic care for Indiana residents and beyond,” said Rosenberg. “Our connection with Rollfast allows us to extend beyond physical well-being and gives our team the opportunity to join them on elevating other initiatives.”
Rollfast’s partnership with MSM integrates orthopedic healthcare with mental health efforts to advance the future of comprehensive wellness at their cycling events and beyond to engage a regional and global audience.
If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health text ROLLFAST to 494949 to seek immediate support.
Rollfast, based in Carmel, Indiana, is using its global reach through cycling to create complete wellness. Complete wellness comes through the full integration of physical, mental and social well-being. Rollfast hosts multiple cycling and bicycling events each year that deliver social as well as physical opportunities. The Rollfast International Gran Fondo draws riders from around the World and is known to be the “fastest Fondo in the World”. Net profits from Rollfast events are invested in the Rollfast Foundation, which engages with a unique demographic to prevent suicide. People fighting secret struggles can utilize anonymous a free text to chat service known as RollfastLIVE simply by texting ROLLFAST to 494949.