Raising money for Wales Air Ambulance
In 2020, I will be taking on a chairty ride in aid of the Wales Air Ambulance which will follow a route from the North Wales base at Caernarvon, through to Welshpool, on to Llanelli and finishing at the Cardiff base.
Why cycling and why the Wales Air Ambulance?
Back in 2001, a now good friend, Simon Richardson, was involved in a road traffic accident whilst out riding close to his hometown of Porthcawl. His injuries were numerous, with his legs and back being severly injured
and he was left with no feeling down his left side. In 2005, Simon started riding again as a para-athlete, culminating in 2 gold and 1 silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games
On an early August morning in 2011, whilst training for London 2012, Simon was hit by a drunk driver on the A48 and left for dead. Simon's injuries this time were life threatening and it was probably only due to the
intervention of the Wales Air Ambulance that Simon is still alive today.
Since that moment, Simon has been a patron for the WAA and is actively and continualy raising funds for the charity. I was honoured to be asked to accompany Simon on the aforementioned ride and am therefore raising funds
the best way I know how - by offering up the sporting images I have taken. Any and all support you can give would be hugely appreciated!