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OLLIE'S 3600KM JAPAN RIDE

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BENEFITING: Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project, Inc.

EVENT DATE: Sep 09, 2015

Ollie Blackmore

THE STORY:

In September 2015, I will take on a huge cycling endurance challenge across Japan to raise awareness and funds for Ric O’Barry’s Dolphin Project. The work Ric and his team do is truly inspiring; to end the captivity, live trade and cruel slaughter of dolphins around the world.

I really want to help educate people about what goes on in aquariums, swim with dolphin shows and the way cetaceans are cruelly exploited for money and greed. The brutal Taiji dolphin drives in Japan are one of the many places around the world dolphins are captured or slaughtered.

The oscar-winning film ‘The Cove’ (a must watch!) exposes what really goes on here, with most Japanese people completely unaware of the cruelty. I am aim to meet and speak to many people on my challenge to show them what goes on in Taiji, to educate them but respect their culture. Most Japanese people don’t eat dolphin meat and are disgusted when they hear about Taiji. I also hope to reach many, many more people around the world. The ride covers 3,600km over 21 days, climbing 175,000ft solu and unsupported during typhoon season.  To put that into perspective, the Tour de France covers 3,360km and 195,000ft in 21 days, but with a support team...

I’ll spend one day to help as a Cove Monitor when I arrive in Taiji, another climbing the summit of Mt Fuji. I’ll ride completely solo and unsupported and cannot wait to start! Please help by donating to this great cause, all your donations do great things.

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To This Fundraiser

$7,249

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The Team: $7,249 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Ollie Blackmore

Amount Raised

$6,818

Fundraiser Title

Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project, Inc.

Amount Raised

$431

 

3% Raised of $15,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

Thank you. I once saw a clip on the news when I was in my teens - a bay with red water and was horrified. 2 years ago

Philip Young

Philip Young

DONATION: $20

Well done, Ollie! Briiliant work, good cause. 2 years ago

Lisa Sharp

Lisa Sharp

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Katrina Morrison

Katrina Morrison

DONATION: $15

3 years ago

Charlie Towey

Charlie Towey

DONATION: $30

Congratulations, and for such a great cause:) 3 years ago

Julie Newman-Sanders

Julie Newman-Sanders

DONATION: $15

Well done Ollie, a fantastic achievement! 3 years ago

Chara Love

Chara Love

Thank you Ollie and Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project for your amazing work in raising community awareness about the plight of dolphins at Taiji and in captivity generally. 3 years ago

Joel

Joel

DONATION: $36

3 years ago

Richard

Richard

DONATION: $20

Smashed it!! 3 years ago

Elliott Bryan

Elliott Bryan

DONATION: $20

3 years ago