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Weʼre raising £100,000 to support the neurosurgical ward at Royal Stoke University Hospital. Mick Extance is returning to the Dakar in 2020 to make that happen.

Llangynog, Oswestry, UK

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In 2017 Mick was diagnosed with a brain tumour and subsequently underwent 14 hours of surgery. The drive to recover from this came from Mick’s love of riding bikes and so began the journey to Dakar 2020.

“You never know what life is going to throw at you,” said Mick, “but I feel as though I have been given a second chance and I intend to do something positive with it.”

By competing in the world’s toughest endurance race Mick is hoping that he can motivate other brain tumour sufferers to keep on fighting and also raise lots of money for the neurosurgical ward at Royal Stoke University Hospital. Mick could not be more grateful to all the staff there and would like to give something back.

You will be sharing a very important cause with Mick and hopefully helping inspire others to never give up.

Mick Extance Dakar 2020

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    • Danielle Price

      Danielle Price

      Mar 11, 2019

      Such a worthy cause. My father was Diagnosed with a Gliosarcoma Brain Tumour in 2015 and has since had 2 Craniotomy's. The team at Stoke are amazing!! And we have so much to thank them for!

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 30, 2018

      A worthy cause and a worth man

    • stumo

      stumo

      Dec 29, 2018

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 2, 2018

      Mick is such an inspiration with an amazing zest for life and drive. I can't begin to put into words how much he has taught me to never give up and how this has changed my life! Bring on 2020!

      £10.00

    • Stephen Fletcher

      Stephen Fletcher

      Oct 23, 2018

      Good luck Mick. Upmost respect to you, ride the wheels off that lovely machine.

      £50.00

    • Andrew Knowles

      Andrew Knowles

      Oct 17, 2018

      All the best Mick!

      £100.00

    • Mike Bowles

      Mike Bowles

      Oct 9, 2018

      Good luck to Mick, hope goes well

      £20.00

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