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Day Dedication Distance Locations
1 -- June 25 Luke Worsley Ride
Norseman to Fraser
2 -- June 26 Jason Marks Ride
Fraser Range to
3 -- June 27 Michael Fussell Ride 129km
Balladonia to Caiguna
4 -- June 28 Tim Aplin, Scott Palmer
and Ben Chuck Ride 157km
Caiguna to Madura
5 -- June 29 Greg Sher Ride
6 -- June 30 Brett Till Ride
Mundrabilla to Eucla
7 -- July 1 Rowan Robinson Ride 113km
Eucla to Nullarbor
8 -- July 2 Brett Wood Ride
Park to Nullarbor
9 -- July 3 Mason Edwards Ride 94km
10 -- July 4 Todd Langley Ride
Yalata to Penong
11 -- July 5 Ride for the wounded 75km
Penong to Ceduna
THREE intrepid soldiers are
gearing up for the ride of
their lives in support of a
WO2 A, of 2 Cdo Regt, Sgt Mick
Kruger, of School of Inf, and Sgt Des
McCoy, of the WO/NCO Academy,
will embark on the 1200km Legs for
Legends ride across the Nullarbor
Plain to raise funds for the Commando
Welfare Trust from June 25 to July 5.
The trust provides support and
funds to the families of serving and ex-
serving members of east coast Socomd
units killed or wounded on duty.
honouring their fallen mates.
"We thought it was a great opportu-
nity to raise money and awareness for
the Commando Welfare Trust and the
Nullarbor provides a really good physi-
cal challenge as well," he said.
"The support we've had from wid-
ows, their families and close friends
has been awesome."
The event has become not only a
fundraising opportunity, but an excel-
lent source of positive focus for the
families and friends of the fallen.
Team Manager and WO2 A's wife,
Trina, said the event had become an
activity to keep the fallen warriors
"To do something like this where
the boys will be riding and carrying
their mates' names has just touched
their hearts and the words of encour-
agement from the families have just
been amazing," she said.
"You feel like you are doing so lit-
tle, but to them it's so much."
Sgt Kruger said the team was
already receiving great support from
"We are pushing well over 700
friends on Facebook. So far the support
has been overwhelming," he said.
Custom-made cycle clothing and PT
shirts are available for purchase to raise
money for the trust.
To support the event, visit the Legs for Legends
Nullarbor MTB ride Facebook page or donate
directly to the Commando Welfare Trust at
LS Paul Berry talks to a team of soldiers who will tackle the Nullarbor by bicycle to raise funds for fallen mates.
Defeating the desert
WO2 A (left)
and Sgt Mick
for their Legs
LS Paul Berry
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