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    Weʼve raised £1,020 to Compete for team GB at the 2017 World Championships

    Horsham, United Kingdom
    Funded on Friday, 17th November 2017

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    I am a member of the 2017 GB Freestyle Kayaking Team. This is my second time competing at a World championships for Team GB, and my First time in the senior category. I made the team after 2 trials events one Cardiff and Nottingham, where I placed 3rd, securing my place on team.

    The problem that I have is that our sport only gets a small amount of funding, and anything that we do get we try and put back into the sport to help it grow and increase the skill level of the athletes. This leaves people like me in the tricky position of trying to fund themselves in the sport and this year the extra challenge of the world championships taking place in San Juan, Argentina. Meaning the Costs are really high for this event.

    I work as much as I can when I am not training to help, and am also looking at running some fundraising events to raise the money needed to get me to the world Championships. What this page is, is me asking for your support so I can make this dream happen and allow me to train at my hardest and have the best chance of doing well at this event. Anything you can do will help, wether it be the money you would normally spend of a Coffee on your lunch break at work or more generous contribution it all helps.

    In total I am needing to raise £3000 just to get myself to the event, this is not including any training costs before I go, or any equipment that is in need of renewal before the event. This is just the cost of getting me and my equipment to the event and living costs when I am out there. Please contact me at charlie.r.b@hotmail.com for sponsorship opportunities.

    lastly I would like to say THANK YOU for just reading though this and THANK YOU even more if you have contributed to getting me to the world championships. Please leave a message if you do donate so I can personally thank you, but if you want to remain anonymous then that is okay too.

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    • Charlie Brackpool1 year ago
      Charlie Brackpool

      Charlie Brackpool

      1 year ago

      looking back on my runs from the finals of the last world championships, was so staked to be representing the top 5 Junior Men in the world. I learnt a lot and can't wait to bring that knowledge to this years world championships

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    1 year ago

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    Page last updated on: 10/31/2017 5:09 PM

    Supporters

    24

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Oct 31, 2017

      Good luck Charlie, we think you are amazing.

    • Justin & louise millais

      Justin & louise millais

      Oct 17, 2017

      Good luck x

      £20.00

    • HC Briscoe

      HC Briscoe

      Sep 18, 2017

      good luck Charlie

      £20.00

    • Daniel Sparkes

      Daniel Sparkes

      Sep 16, 2017

      Good luck Charlie. Sorry didn't make it to your do last night.

      £20.00

    • Jane Short

      Jane Short

      Sep 14, 2017

      Good luck Charlie!! Sorry I can't make it to your fundraising do.

      £30.00

    • Helen Pullen

      Helen Pullen

      Sep 14, 2017

      Good luck wishing you all the best!Helen & Steve Pullen

      £30.00

    • Drandpa & Grandma

      Drandpa & Grandma

      Sep 13, 2017

      Go Charlie Go!!

      £150.00

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    Charlie Brackpool

    Charlie Brackpool

    Horsham, United Kingdom

    I am a self funded member of the GB freestyle kayaking team, I am asking for help to get me to the world championships in Argentina so I can compete for my country and do the best that I can in the event.

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