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£23,641raised of £50,000 target by 400 supporters

Weʼre raising £50,000 to help meet the initial uninsured costs of Oliver Brindley's accident recovery.

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Oliver Brindley is a promising Flat Track Motorcycle racer from the UK who has spent the last two years chasing his dream to be a professional flat track racer competing at the highest level in the USA.

Unfortunately Oliver was caught up in a nasty crash at the 2019 season finale at Meadowlands in New Jersey on Saturday 28 September 2019.

Oliver has been left with some serious head injuries and will be facing a long road to full recovery. During this time Oliver and his UK based family will need the support of all his friends and fans. This page has been set up to help with the expenses that will be incurred during his journey to recovery.

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  • Nigel Turton21 days ago
    Nigel Turton

    Nigel Turton

    21 days ago

    Oliver was repatriated on Tuesday & is at his new hospital with specialists getting up to speed with his condition & explaining to the familiy how Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is treated differently here. Oliver will be isolated for a few weeks to minimise risk of transferring any overseas infection & also he must be in quiet & peaceful environment for now. Please be patient in terms of visitation - he will benefit more from visits in future months, but keep your support & faith in him. Thank you for all the efforts towards getting him better!

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  • Nigel Turton1 month ago
    Nigel Turton

    Nigel Turton

    1 month ago

    Oliver remain in a coma almost two weeks after being admitted to a hospital which just happens to be amongst the best neurological hospitals in the USA. He has proved that he is able to breath unaided, although remains on a ventilator to allow him to rest. Oliver's brain is swollen and he has multiple fractures. Whilst the swelling is the most significant issue, there are positive responses to some stimuli. I have again increase the total to reflect the financial risk of uninsured costs as the medical costs grow significantly higher. ❤️ 🙏 🥑

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  • Nigel Turton2 months ago
    Nigel Turton

    Nigel Turton

    2 months ago

    I've updated the total to reflect my estimate of uninsured costs for the first 9 weeks which is possibly the point at which repatriation might occur given what we know today. It seems a high value, but is really just hotel, hire car and minor incidentals in New Jersey, & some flights as they aren't all likely to be able to stay there all the time. The largest single estimate currently relates to potentially uninsured legal fees in the USA. Its an informative stretching cash target - love & positivity are just as important. 🥑 #OBR24 🥑 ❤️ 🙏

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Page last updated on: 11/19/2019 19.07

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400

  • GxD

    GxD

    Nov 19, 2019

    Sending so much love spud gun, happy birthday to a very special person, all our love GxD xxx

    £500.00

  • Jo Heartfield  ( on behalf of Olivier Calwer)

    Jo Heartfield ( on behalf of Olivier Calwer)

    Nov 17, 2019

    This is from our customer Olivier over in Belgium ...he kindly added extra to his payment and asked for it to go to Oliver..so this donation is from Olivier Calwer

    £50.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Nov 13, 2019

    All the best to Oli and the family 👍

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Nov 11, 2019

    All the poceeds from the Rye house training day. Well done everyone 🥑♥️🥑♥️

    £1,600.00

  • Daniel Kafka

    Daniel Kafka

    Nov 9, 2019

    Proceeds from Rye house flat track day. Stoically organised by Gary and Alan Birtwhistle. Keep fighting Oli 👊♥️ #24

    £60.00

  • Rick Knoop

    Rick Knoop

    Nov 8, 2019

    Spent some time with Oliver and Charlie working on bikes at Woody's in Clearwater.Thoughts and Prayers for this fine young man.

    £200.00

  • Lesley Anyon

    Lesley Anyon

    Nov 1, 2019

    Wanting to help further for Oliver’s Fund. Lesley & Mike 👍♥️

    £100.00

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Nigel Turton

Nigel Turton

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A family friend of Derek and Jen for over 40 years. Nigel is also Oliver's godfather and will ensure and funds raised will only be used to support the cost of recovery. Any excess funds will be donated toward other injured riders at the point the Oliver is fully recovered.

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