Monthly Archives: July 2011

Considering Travis Pastrana’s ankle-cracking crash at X-Games 17 in Los Angeles, with video of the crash from the X-Games Youtube feed. Continue reading

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Funk has been burning the Race4Change promotions candle at both ends, toiling over hot latex-trimmed interesting networking opportunities at the US MotoGP in Laguna Seca last weekend, then on to the Ryan Sheckler Foundation’s ‘Celebrity Skins’ golf tournament at the … Continue reading

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Funk is in California with Travis Pastrana’s manager for the Laguna Seca Moto GP! This is the favourite race of many bike racing fans like myself. I’m extremely jealous! Funk tells us more: I’m on my way to Laguna Seca, … Continue reading

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OK: team gear competition! Funk is putting up five Race4Change team shirts, signed by all of our superstars & drivers – Waldegård, Pastrana, Njiru, Funk and everyone else who comes to take the wheel – to the person who brings … Continue reading

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I dropped into Francis Tuthill’s famous Porsche workshop today, to see how our cars are coming along. There’s a great buzz here at Wardington in Oxfordshire, England about the energy and excitement that is building around our efforts in Kenya. … Continue reading

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Having an interesting day today, with a few people looking at me blankly when I tell them we are racing the Safari Rally. “What’s Safari Rally?” they ask. Seriously?! SERIOUSLY?!

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Our recent driver and supporter announcements have started appearing in the UK motoring press. Motorsport News recently gave R4C a bit of a splash on the front of their Historic section. Good to see some R4C love developing outside Africa! … Continue reading

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Kibera in Nairobi is Africa’s second largest slum (the largest in sub-Saharan Africa), housing more than 700,000 people. The area suffers from great poverty. Many dwellings here lack clean water or toilets; most have no security to speak of. The … Continue reading

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Funk has a contest to launch! Read to the end then TELL ALL YOUR FRIENDS! I passed through Calgary, Alberta today with the kids to introduce them to one of the greatest outdoor shows on Earth: the Calgary Stampede. The … Continue reading

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It’s 7/11/11. 7/11: I like that date. Let’s find out what Funk is up to. Today let’s not talk that much about Where’s the Funk, but what in the Funk is happening! Patrick Njiru called this morning having just returned … Continue reading

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