Below are just a handful of skate journeys that have happened with BoardFree's involvement. Although we were here with advice, each of the riders below made their own journeys and adventures happen, sometimes for their own charities.
Run for Zimbabwe
Great project, take a look: http://run4zimbabwe.com/main/
BoardFree Loch Lomond
Glasgow to Loch Lomond
Distance: 26 miles
Funds raised: £600
Laura Hatwell and her rollsrolls Kimba raised over £550 on the way and then became an integral cog in the BoardFree Australia support crew. Her energy and enthusiasm for the sport is unmatched and her karmic approach to everything she does is best summed up on her website, Happy Skater.
Sam Benson & Team
Distance: 750+ miles
Funds Raised: £2,649.38
Sam Benson hadn't ever been out of England, until he pushed his skateboard from Barnstable in Devon and crossed the English Channel en route to Spain. Sam epitomised the spirit of the BoardFree with this adventure, raising a huge amount.
Distance: 16 miles
Funds Raised: £2374.87
The first annual Lush Bath to Bristol skateathon launched in 2007 with BoardFree's help and has gone on to raise close to £10,000 in all. Visit www.lushlongboards.com for information on future events.
Distance: 900+ miles
Funds Raised: £3397.50
18 year-old Ben Stiff pushed from John O'Groats to Land's End in summer 2008 taking just 26 days. Raising almost £4000 for Corda in aid of his friend Sophie who had suffered a Stroke at the age of 15, Ben became the quickest person to skate the length of Britain on his rollsrolls Sportster.
Funds Raised: £910
Rob Neary and Jack Loudon pushed their way across Wales for Water Aid in the summer of 2007, raising close to £1000.
Distance: 150 miles
In summer 2008 Keith and his bright red rollsrolls pushed 150 miles non-stop in the same 24 hours.
Funds Raised: £1581
Having longboarded for less than a year, Alan became the first distance rollsrolls Woody rider and the first person to skate the length of Ireland in Spring 2009. His 450 mile journey raised over £2000 for the IHF and BHF heart charities.
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