Battling Lou Gehrig's Disease - MTB Photographer, Colin Meagher 3

We're asking you to support Colin Meagher during his battle with ALS.

Battling Lou Gehrig's Disease - MTB Photographer, Colin Meagher

Listen to The Inside Line with Colin recorded on December 13, 2018

 

This week, I'm honored to be able share some time I spent with Colin Meagher, mountain bike family member, and one of our sport's finest photographers. In this emotional episode, we discuss his career and history, but get into his battle with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. This debilitating disease is, as he puts it, melting him. Colin is slowly losing muscle control in his arms, shoulders and mouth, and that control will never return. Learn about how Colin has inspired mountain bikers and photographers throughout the world with his images and kindness, learn about the impact ALS has on his life and please take the time to support him. #onemoretimeforcolin

Colin, we love you and we know you'll continue to impact more people, despite your illness. -Shawn

COLIN'S FUNDRAISER CLOSED ON JANUARY 11th. YOU CAN STILL SUPPORT HIM THROUGH HIS GOFUNDME ACCOUNT. PLEASE HELP OUT!

Support Colin through his GoFundMe page

https://www.gofundme.com/one-more-time-for-colin

The mountain bike community truly showed its heart for one of our own the last few weeks. Mountain bike photographer Colin Meagher is battling ALS (link to previous article), so we put together a fundraiser to help with medical costs and ALS research. It's a disease without a cure.

Colin and family are overwhelmed by the response to the GoFundMe (link). Since the fundraiser launched, we've had a few more generous bike friends reach out wanting to donate items to the raffle. So we're extending the raffle by a week. You'll now have until January 11th to donate for a chance to win the awesome prizes below.

New prize #1 - Brook MacDonald's World Champs Mondraker Summum

Win Brook McDonald’s custom Mondraker Summum frame and shock from Lenzerheide DH World Champs 2018 (the back-up). Brook and his team MS Mondraker wanted to do something special, because he and Colin have worked together, shared tight quarters and made some awesome images since the beginning of Brook's career. 

New Prize #2 - Giant Trance 29 2

New Prize #3 - Chris King Build Kit

New Prize #4 - Yakima's unreleased HangOver 4 Bike rack

From Colin's fundraising campaign

Colin Meagher needs your help. If you’re reading this, odds are you’ve probably been touched by Colin’s work. Colin’s photos have graced the pages of mountain bike magazines and websites around the world for more than two decades now.

Sam Hill, Calgary 2004 - EPIC!!!

Colin Meagher is a rider’s rider. A mentor to a hell of a lot of other photographers. And just an incredibly good guy. Now, Colin also has ALS—a disease that is robbing Colin of his life, his livelihood and, if we don’t pitch in to help with his rapidly-growing medical expenses, his family’s finances.

ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. There is no cure. Instead, there are mounting medical bills. Colin and his family need help in offsetting those costs.

A group of us, Colin’s friends and supporters from the bike and outdoor industry, have created a GoFundMe page. Our goal is to raise funds to help with medical costs and many of the other things this disease makes necessary, from home care to necessary devices not available through other means.

We will also donate a percentage of all contributions to http://www.alsa.org, to help find a cure.

We’re asking you to rally for Colin and help out with a donation.

For every $10 you donate, you get one entry into the raffle. See below for the list of prize packs.

How it works: For every $10 donated between 12–17–18 and 11:59pm (PST) of 01–04–19, you’ll get one entry into the raffle. $100 = 10 entries (math, bro) The winners will be selected at random. Some prize packs are only available to ship to North America. Winners outside of North America will receive the next available prize pack (or pieces of it). All applicable taxes will be the winner’s responsibilities.

DONATE HERE! https://www.gofundme.com/one-more-time-for-colin

For more information, contact Dave Taylor at onemoretime@okaybro.com

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