DreamRide: a 2,500 KM handbike ride raising funds for IHKSports and Underprivileged Students
Project by : InspiringHK Sports Foundation
Ajmal Samuel, known as the "Wheelchair CEO", is a well-known and well respected Hong Kong based, Pakistan-born entrepreneur who is also a national-level athlete. In the 1980s, he suffered a permanent spinal cord injury while serving in the army, became a paraplegic and has been in a wheelchair ever since. He is an avid sportsman who fights to break down social stigmas and prejudices against the disabled. Ajmal has participated in numerous triathlons, marathons and regattas around the world.
The Dream Ride: Manchurian Trek
Together with Krankin’ thru China, Ajmal will participate in the 2,500 km handbike ride from Beijing to Mohe. Along the way, the participants will hold workshops, while also raising awareness about spinal cord injuries (SCIs) and the benefits of adaptive sports. They aim to complete the course in 37 days.
27 May 2019 Depart from Beijing
29 May 2019 Exchange in Tangshan
7 June 2019 Exchange in Shenyang
13 June 2019 Exchange in Changchun
18 June 2019 Exchange in Harbin
4 July 2019 Arrive in Mohe
Krankin’ thru China holds various events throughout the year to raise awareness and promoting an active lifestyle among the disabled through handcycling in China. On this occasion, Ajmal will also be raising funds for InspiringHK Sports Foundation (IHKSports) which will contribute to long term sports and learning experiences for underprivileged students with Special Education Needs (SEN) and help to promote social inclusion.
Support Ajmal and his mission by making a donation to IHKSports here! Your generous support will help create a level playing field for everyone, no matter what their abilities!
About InspiringHK Sports Foundation
InspiringHK Sports Foundation is a Hong Kong based charity established in 2012, with a vision of developing better youths through sports. Our mission is to promote social mobility, gender equality, social inclusion and healthy lifestyle through sports. We carry out our mission through professional sports training, learning experience activities and advocacy activities.
Website: www.inspiringhk.org Facebook: IHKSports