Brad Smeele's Recovery

$232,688 donated
Given by 1590 generous donors in around 12 months

Professional wakeboarder Brad Smeele suffered a accident while training in the US, leaving him as a quadriplegic.


Brad is a genuine and affectionate person, and has touched countless people's lives. This is truly evident in the overwhelming support that has already poured out from all corners of the world.

Please help in any way you can to support him and ensure he receives the best possible treatment and care. Brad has touched so many thousands of people around the world in a positive way. Now its your turn. All funds donated go directly to help support Brad on his long road to recovery.

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Siarn thompson
Siarn thompson on 26 Jun 2015
Ride for those who can't ?? But we know you will my mate ????
UOA Kitesurf Club
UOA Kitesurf Club on 23 Jun 2015
All the best Brad.
Mal & Jodie
Mal & Jodie on 21 Jun 2015
Good luck and keep your chin up. We've got 3 kids into freestyle skiiing and are lucky with only a broken leg and a couple of concussions so far!
Rob Waddell
Rob Waddell on 09 Jun 2015
Hi Brad, I heard of your accident some time ago, and was pretty moved by your determination. Stay strong mate.
adam on 13 May 2015
i broke my C6 vertebrae kite boarding last week end and was directed to your storey shortly after, your an inspiration and I wish you all the best ! Keep smiling and get well soon! Adam.

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This campaign started on 9 Jul 2014 and ended on 30 Jun 2015.