Dear Bike Park Wales,
Thank you so much from everyone here at The Education for the Children Foundation (EFTC). Your generous donation has changed the lives of twenty nine of our Scholarship Students here at The School of Hope in Guatemala! We could never have imagined being able to give bicycles to this many students without your support.
For our students the benefits of receiving a bicycle are immeasurable. One of the biggest impacts of poverty is a lack of choices and a lack of options, children can feel closed in and it is hard to imagine a future different than their parents. This bicycle represents much more than just a way to get from place to place it allows our students personal freedom. They ...
Dear Bike Park Wales,
Events & Promotions:
In the past Wheels 4 Life hosted sit down dinners with live music, dancing, live and silent auctions and raised between $56,000 and $58,000 to enable the buying of bicycles for people in great need of transportation throughout the developing world. This year it was decided to create an event that would allow guests to mingle in a cocktail party environment whilst listening to and dancing to some truly excellent music.
The evening opened up with guests arriving to the beat of local California Reggae band “Common Sense” as they sipped cocktails, perused the auction items and enjoyed the appetizers served by GnarlyQ.
The party held at the residence of Dr. Sten and Elizabeth Kramer was in full swing as the sun set, light dimmed ...
The Wheels 4 Life Story
For most of us bicycles are recreational equipment, but for some people a bicycle can mean survival.
A bicycle can make all the difference in a persons life. It can be the difference between having a job or not, going to school or not, seeing a doctor or not…
Wheels4Life is a non-profit organization that provides bikes for people in developing countries in need of transportation to get to work or to school, including health care workers. Wheels4life was founded by extreme biking legend and former Mountain Bike World Champion Hans Rey [hansrey.com].
Hans has been a professional athlete for 20 years, he still travels the world promoting biking and riding the unridable. He has been competing and demonstrating his talents in 60 countries, in recent years he been filming documentaries with his ‘Hans Rey Adventure Team’, combining his extreme biking skills with different cultures, always in search of something historical or mysterious.
Wheels4Life is Hans’s way of giving something back to the people he has met on his journeys; Hans remains grateful for the opportunities and career he had through the sport.