Weʼve raised £1,045 to help fund a gap year trip for Valentina and Sebastian, whose dad has Motor Neurone Disease.
- Kings Langley, UK
- Funded on Thursday, 2nd August 2018
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My name is Sam Chapman, and my dad went to school with Valentina and Sebastian's dad. He is called Andrew, but to us, he's Knol. Knol was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in 2015, and has lost the use of arms, hands, legs, voice and is fed through a stomach tube.
In June, I am cycling from Brussels to Lisbon. I asked Knol if I could raise money for a gap year trip for his kids, and he said yes.
My ride is unsupported and will cover 4,000km. This means that for the most part i will be camping, and carrying everything i need to be self sufficient.
It averages out at 142km a day, however some days will be longer and some shorter.
I will be setting off from Brussels on the 31st of May, and i am to arrive in Lisbon for the 28th of June.
Hopefully something great can come out an adventure i am scared & excited for in equal measure.
You can follow my journey across these channels:
Instagram - samchapman96 (i will be posting regular video and photo updates) https://www.instagram.com/samchapman96/
Strava - Sam Chapman - Here you can see my rides, which i will update daily. https://www.strava.com/athletes/666877
Maybe you have a question? Drop me an email - email@example.com
Thank you for having a read, and i hope you find this worthy of a donation.
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Jul 7, 2018
Congratulations Sam, we’re in awe! Jess and Josh x
Jul 6, 2018
Sorry didn’t do this sooner Sam! Absolutely epic effort for a wonderful cause. Well done man!
Jul 5, 2018
Well done, Sam!
Jun 30, 2018
Well done Sam!
Dave and Laura
Jun 30, 2018
Sorry meant to do this a while ago. Quality effort mate and loved the updates. Can only imagine how bad it got to deploy the wet wipes. Great cause and so much raised already, well done chopper.
Jun 29, 2018
Jun 29, 2018
WELL DONE SAM!!! A crazy adventure for a great cause! Can't wait to hear all about it! Fran xx
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