The ride is being planned and led by Bill Streetman, a 9 year WLS (RNY) patient and member of the WLSFA Board of Directors. Bill had gastric bypass on October 4th of 2010. His weight at the time of surgery was 404 pounds.
Today Bill weighs in at a healthy 200 pounds and regularly participates in kickboxing, high intensity interval training, kettle bell, and weight lifting, as well as bike riding, skiing and hiking activities.
Bill is a regular speaker at weight loss and WLS conferences, a frequent blogger on the topic of healthy lifestyles and weight loss after WLS, and has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America.
In 2017 Bill was recognized as the Male BariAthlete of the Year.