– Womens B.C. Rugby Highschool Championship: Flash 5
sampled bars and gave out shakes at this event. Many of the
girls craved instant energy, they shook their shakes up on
the field in their water bottles. Quick, easy and tastes
– We congratulate the Burnaby Lake Rugby Club on another
successful season. Flash 5 provided the players with bars on
– Tour de Vine (Penticton Bike Race): Lots of bikes, lots
of wine, and lots of Flash 5 to energize it all. It was a
cold windy day in the Okanagan, but a new trick was learned!
Mochaccino Flash 5 shake mixed in black coffee makes a warm
– Coalmont to Princeton Race: Flash 5 was proud to provide
fuel for this intense run!
– Attention all sports fans……6000 Grizzly and Canuck
fans were given Flash 5 samples at the skytrain station.
– Cypress Mountain: 2000 Boarders and skiers received an
energy bar that actually stays chewy and moist in the cold
– The Calgary Outdoor Adventure Sports Show: Another city
and another great adventure show.
Samplers, again, could barely keep up with the line
up of people seeking a taste of our new bars.
– The Wellness Show: Flash 5 sampled bars and shakes at
this show. Both showed to be a hit as people were buying
them by the box.
– The Vancouver Outdoor Adventure Sports Show: This was
one of out busiest shows yet! The energy level was high all
around. Our samplers could barely keep up to the heavy
traffic at our booth. The mountain bikers were hustling over
for seconds and thirds between races!
– Vancouver Boat Show: It was a sunny but extremely windy
day down on the water. We held on to our tent poles with one
hand, and handed out over 600 bars with the other!
– Steveston Icebreaker Run: The ocean air was chilly , but
runners kept themselves warm and we kept them energized at
our Flash 5 tent.
5 was proud to fuel the Peninsula Runners Trail Run Series
1st race Water Tower 8K
1/00 2nd race Resolution Run 8K
30/00 3rd race Campbell Valley Stomp 11K
– The finishers of the Victoria Marathon thanked Flash 5
for helping them go the distance!
– Hazelmere Valley Run: We sampled our shakes for the
first time at this event. The blenders roared every few
minutes and the shakes were a huge hit!
Cresent Beach Derby Run: Flash 5 was proud to be a part of
this event. We fueled hundreds of runners on this sunny day!
1999 FLASH 5 tees off
at the BC Junior Golf Classic at Belmont Golf Course in Fort
Langley, BC. FLASH 5 Bars were just what the golfers needed to
keep them going out on the course.
1999 FLASH 5 fuels some very serious athletes at
Vancouver, BC’s portion of the Adventure Racing Canada
Series. This series is a unique teamwork challenge that
combines mountain biking, trekking and paddling. Teams travel
up to 50km (all sports combined), facing unexpected obstacles
and "mystery tests".
July 11, 1999
FLASH 5 is proud
to have been a part of the BC & Yukon Heart and Stroke
Foundation’s Danskin Women’s Walk & Run at Locarno
Beach in Vancouver, BC. The event was a success and we were
happy to supply some extra energy for the participants.
June 15, 1999
Camp of Champions update: It’s week two and although
the sun’s been in hiding, Camp is in full swing and the
campers are fueled by FLASH 5! Our Webmaster and team rider, Aaron,
has recovered (somewhat) from his spring injury, and has sent
us down some photos of the big air and big fun that’s
happening so far.
May 9, 1999
Ben Widsten, FLASH 5 Motocross
competitor, places first overall in the 125 Novice class of
the 1999 Peace Motorcycle Association (PMA) Motocross Series
in Taylor, BC.
May 1, 1999
FLASH 5 begins its sponsorship of the Western
Lacrosse Association (WLA)’s North Shore Indians. FLASH
5 will be taking to the road as the Indians gear up
for their six game War on the Floor series in sunny Kelowna
and Vernon, BC throughout June and July.
The FLASH 5 Web Site, www.flash-5.com
is now open …sort of…and the public can learn more about
our company and products. Because some of the sections are
still under construction, we ask that you return when the
Web Store, Product Information, and other important sections
will be finished. Thanks from the WebMaster, Aaron Schroeder
FLASH 5 Energy Foods is proud to be selected
as a sponsor for the 1999 “Camp of Champions”
snowboard and ski camps at Whistler / Blackcomb in
Beautiful British Columbia Canada. Flash 5 promotes
their product as “FUEL FOR CHAMPIONS”, so
this sponsorship fit is just the sort of thing that
the company plans to pursue in the future. Camp attendees
will be receiving a supply of Flash 5 Energy Bars and
Shakes to help them with endurance at this seriously
challenging camp. Good luck Champions.
P.S.. Our own Webmaster and team
rider, Aaron Schroeder, is now healing up after
suffering an extreme wrist and arm fracture at Whistler two
weeks ago. He plans to attend this summers camp and hopes to
be able to do more than just hand out free Flash
5 Energy Bars to the happy campers.
Our athletic sponsorship program has begun with a number of
applications being considered to date. With the summer
season approaching, we encourage others to contact us for
3,1999 FLASH 5 is
proud to announce a sponsorship and endorsement contract
with Motocross competitor, Ben Widsten of Prince George,
Canada. Ben will be sporting the FLASH 5 colours
for the 1999 racing season. Good luck Ben.