Why were you inspired to take part in last year’s B2B? I was inspired to take part by my father who had died in November the previous year. My father had lived with Alzheimer’s for seven years before his death and I wanted to do the ride to honour my wonderful dad and to raise […]
Why were you inspired to take part in last year’s Bondi2Berry? My main motivation was to make sure that I kept riding consistently through winter. But once I started training and going to some of the events, I realised that the benefits were bigger and better than that. How was the day? I loved it. […]
Bondi2Berry 2018 is complete for another year. 80 riders, 155km, 28 volunteers and over $130,000 raised for Dementia Australia. Thank you to everyone who has supported us and contributed to the success of this ride. Shout out to Hattie Morgan 52 Flicks for the awesome video and Arnaud for the drone footage. See you in […]
Take a few minutes to have a read of this article in the SMH…a different take on where researchers should target in order to get closer to a breakthrough for a cure. And a good reminder of the risk factors, with a lack of physical activity a high risk factor for dementia. Dementia prevention starts […]
Shout out to Studio 10, chef Jason Roberts, the lovely Natarsha Belling and Ita Buttrose, for talking about Bondi2Berry on the program today. Natarsha and Ita are ambassadors for Dementia Australia and work tirelessly to help raise awareness of dementia. Check the link for the full segment, and Jase’s recipe for the chicken wings!
Thank you to Rebecca Franks from news.com.au for sharing her personal experience of dementia. Rebecca wrote a piece about BondiBerry in 2017 supporting the ride and helping to raise awareness of dementia, the second leading cause of death in Australia. ‘Seeing my mum with Alzheimer’s broke my heart’ Rebecca Franks, news.com.au
The Ride to Remember is back in 2017. Following the success of the inaugural ride in 2016, 60 riders will take on the 155km challenge from North Bondi to Berry on the NSW South Coast. The ride will raise awareness of dementia and fundraise over $75,000 for Alzheimer’s Australia NSW to help find a cure […]