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Wheels 4 Life Has a New Fundraiser

Published July 14, 2008

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Wheels4Life, the charity started by mountain biking legend Hans Rey, has joined forces with Phil Sundbaum and the Summer Of Shred.

Rey will be joining Sunbaum for a Summer Of Shred tour stop in Tanzania at the end of August. The two riders will ride together through the Pare Mountains and safari through some of Africa’s most epic terrain.

In preparation for the trip, Summer Of Shred has developed a program to support Wheels4Life, which will be called “Flips4Life." Companies and individuals can support the project by pledging money for each backflip that Sundbaum does during the months of July and August. A counter of Phil’s backflips will be posted on the Summer Of Shred Web site (, and will be updated daily with his progress through the month.

Money raised through “Flips4Life” will be donated directly to Rey’s charity Wheels4Life, which delivers bicycles to Africa. Sunbaum and Rey will then hand-deliver the bicycles to villagers during their Summer Of Shred tour through Tanzania.

If you would like to support this project, send an e-mail to with your name, e-mail and contact information. Please also indicate if your pledge amount is per backflip or if it will be a one-time contribution. Pledges of any size will be accepted and appreciated.

Topics associated with this article: Advocacy/Non-profits

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