Extreme Fundraising

Bertoni, Steven
April 2009
Forbes Asia;4/13/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p58
The article reports on several athletes who are pedaling across continents and rowing across oceans aiming to raise funds for several causes including cancer research. One of these athletes, Paul Ridley, is attempting to become the youngest American ever to row solo across the Atlantic, and aiming to raise $500,000 for research at Yale on skin cancer. Kirsten Kincade, a New Jersey mother of four, raised $2.5 million competing in a 141-mile race for IronMatt, a pediatric brain tumor charity.


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