The Riders for a Cure – Surf for a Cure Marathon was held yesterday, 7/10/10. The event was deemed successful as the riders met their goal – raise more linden than in 2009! Lissa Pinion put this event together and really brought a lot of people out to surf the waves of SL – 7 sims were visited, or maybe the better word is ‘invaded’ in nearly 13 hours. The Surfers raised linden for Relay for Life in Second Life to benefit the American Cancer Society. Sebastian Saramago of SSi designed a special board to be sold to benefit RFL of SL too… all in all, the event raised $82,754L!!!
Tremendous words of thanks go to all that took part, shredding the waves from 9am to 10pm – the sim owners, the surfers, the supporters! Thank you to Sebastian for creating a limited release board with 100% of sales going to the RFL of SL campaign. HUGE HUGE thank you to Lissa for putting this together and sharing her sentiments and thanks all day long, encouraging others to get out and help raise funds.
The RFL of SL team that I am on, Eternal Beacon, is thrilled to have helped and sponsored this team of surfers through their incredible day of fun, laughs, surf and togetherness. It is events like this that bring a community together… 🙂
This photo is from Sebastian Saramago’s flickr. My own photos never show Sebastian from the front, and he managed to get most of us facing the camera (an amazing feat). Pictured in the photo are from top clockwise: Max, Nash, Sunshine, Cloudy, Bobbi, Syx, Thalia, Sebastian, Luscious, Surf, Colleen, Lissa, Emma and Bandit. This photo was taken during the last hour of the day at Mori Pwani…
Thank you all again!!!