EMS Tips

Good Luck Levi in the Tour of California

The Tour of California cycling race starts tomorrow, May 16, in Nevada City. It is America’s largest stage race and I will be cheering for Levi Leipheimer to win his fourth consecutive Tour of California. Follow the race at

Like Levi, I wear the RoadID identification bracelet whenever I cycle or run. Identification is critical for any level of athlete on roads or trails. EMS professionals remember to look for identification bracelets, like the RoadID, on any endurance athlete that you are called on to assess and treat.

By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.