Ride for RecoveryFor those who have suffered serious injury, at work or leisure, help to recover is an absolute necessity. Three inspirational ICE Riders are raising money to help others rehabilitation.
Mark Stephens is raising money for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago's new Research Hospital. In 2007 while on a weekend bike ride, Mark had a terrible accident that paralysed him from the neck down. Being a quadriplegic hasn't stopped him; this month he embarks in a 3,129 mile ride across the United States to raise money for the institute that aided his rehabilitation. Click here to follow Mark's progress.
Jonathon Jolly is raising funds for Regain, the sports tetraplegic trust. In 2009 he suffered a bad fall whilst training for the Three Peaks Cyclocross Challenge, resulting in a broken neck & spinal cord injury (C3/4&5). Despite his injuries Jonathon considered himself lucky and he is an active trike rider. Next week he will cycle 874 miles through Great Britain to raise money to help others with serious sports injuries.Click here to follow Jonathon's progress.
Helen Hancox is raising money for Help for Heros, a non-political UK charity that supports Armed Forces personnel who have been wounded in service of their country. Helen will ride 770 miles unsupported from Berlin to London, starting next month. "This ride is about helping soldiers who return home with serious injuries" says Helen. Click here to follow Helen's progress.