Rider Profile – Nikki Waldron

Why were you inspired to take part in last year’s B2B? My grandad passed away at the beginning of 2018 having suffered from Alzheimer’s for many years. Watching such a strong person deteriorate from this disease is heart breaking for all those who love them, so the opportunity to raise funds for an organisation that […]

Rider Profile – Lisa Cox

Why were you inspired to take part in last year’s B2B? Having seen firsthand with my grandmother and other close family friends how devastating this disease can be, I wanted to be part of the event to help raise the much-needed funds and awareness to assist others now and into the future. Watching your loved […]

Rider Profile – Tom Chard

Why were you inspired to take part in last year’s B2B? After my mum was diagnosed with Dementia (Early Onset Alzheimers) I quickly became absorbed in learning about the disease and what it is. By being a part of this ride, I get to put my body on the line to help raise much needed […]

Rider Profile – Kim Wilson

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 […]

Rider Profile – Gretchen Masters

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

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 […]

Dementia prevention starts in middle age: expert

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 […]

Wingin’ It with Jason Roberts on Studio 10

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!

Bondi2Berry on news.com.au

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