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ISA Adaptive Surfing Champs Fundraiser

Closed Cause page created in the Sports category by Luke Darby


$4,000 of $4,000 goal

Given by 56 generous donors in 14 days

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Hello my name is Luke and I’m hoping to represent NZ at Adaptive Surf Champs in California at the end of this month.

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For those of you wondering - adaptive is someone who is missing a limb or with partial to complete loss of sight. I was born without a left hand.

Competitive adaptive surfing is in its infancy in NZ but there’s a real urgency to develop our sport to ultimately compete at the LA Paralympics.

Recent administrative developments mean that it is critical New Zealand has a representative attending these Adaptive Surfing Champs in California.

Never in a million years did I think I'd ever have an opportunity like this. It gives me a huge sense of pride and a real desire to share this experience so a huge thank you in advance to anyone who makes a donation.

If there are any companies out there keen to offer support please do get in touch at eyemac@xtra.co.nz.

For those of you keen to follow my adventure, I'll be posting daily videos on the Adaptive Surfers Facebook page.

Event details can be found at https://www.isasurf.org/events/isa-world-adaptive-surfing-championship/

Luke Darby's involvement (page creator)

While my goal is obviously to win its equally important I create contacts and opportunities for future adaptive surfers wanting to compete at these international events.

Use of funds

Funds will be used for airfares, transport and accommodation.

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Latest donations

  • Han

    Han on 24 Nov 2017

    $30

    Good luck bro! and have funnnnnnnn!

    $30

  • Mary

    Mary on 24 Nov 2017

    $100

    For the luck of having the privilege of sharing shooting stars & fluorescence and wanting to keep the magic of the seas alive!

    $100

  • Gill & Darren

    Gill & Darren on 24 Nov 2017

    $20

    Good luck

    $20

  • Dianne Dawson

    Dianne Dawson on 24 Nov 2017

    $100

    Best of luck Luke, great to see you out there challenging yourself. :) Di and Mark

    $100

  • Moana, Mika & Matt + Heidi & da boyz!

    Moana, Mika & Matt + Heidi & da boyz! on 23 Nov 2017

    $100

    Give em a taste of kiwi bro!

    $100


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