Charity auctions in favor of Wings for Life are about to start


Munich, November 11th, 2008 – From today on – 08:30 pm Central European time (CET) – charity auctions in favor of Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation will be put online. A signed Red Bull helmet, which was contributed by the German mountain bike pro-rider Benny Korthaus, is the first item to be auctioned. Every other day, one of the overall nine items will follow.

You are able to bid on helmets from professional bicycle athletes like the mountain bikers Andreu Lacondeguy and Tarek Rasouli, as well as the BMX stars Senad Grosic and Tobias Wicke. That’s your unique chance to buy signed Red Bull helmets that usually are not for sale anywhere or anytime.
Two Leatt Braces, the protection devices for the important and exposed cervical spine, and two Tarek Rasouli signature frames, made by Rocky Mountain and contributed by HBW-Gubesch, will also be waiting for your bids soon:

First item: Red Bull helmet from Benny Korthaus, 2nd overall tour ranking of the Nissan Qashqai Challenge 2008, the biggest mountain bike freeride competition series worldwide. The auction starts on November 11th, and ends on November 21st.

Second item: Leatt Brace, high tech and medical approved cervical spine protection gear: auction starts on November 13th, and ends on November 23rd.

Third item: Red Bull helmet from Tarek Rasouli, former pro-rider and Wings for Life ambassador. Auction starts on November 15th, and ends on November 25th.

Fourth item: Rocky Mountain / Tarek Rasouli signature frame: auction starts on November 17th, and ends on November 27th.

Fifth item: Red Bull helmet from Tobi Wicke, Berlin’s BMX rider number one, who won several international contests like the LG Games: auction starts on November 19th, and ends on November 29th.

Sixth item: Leatt Brace, neck brace: auction starts on November 21st, and ends on December 1st.

Seventh item: Red Bull helmet from Austrian BMX-pro Senad Grosic, who had a lot of international success, like his second place at the X-Games in China 2005. The auction starts on November 23rd, and ends on December 3rd.

Eight item: Rocky Mountain / Tarek Rasouli signature frame: auction starts on November 25th, and ends on December 5th.

Last item: Red Bull helmet from the Spaniard Andreu Lacondeguy, winner of the Crankworx Slopestyle. Auction starts on November 27th, and ends on December 7th.

Each auction starts at 08:30 pm CET and ends ten days later at the same time.

The generated proceeds of these charity auctions are used in complete to support the scientific work of the Wings for Life foundation. So, please, take a look and place your bid to make spinal paralysis curable in the future and help thousands of paralyzed people.

For all the links to the concerning items and auctions, please visit:

About Wings for Life:

The Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research private foundation has dedicated itself to an ambitious goal: Making spinal paralysis curable.
The accident hazard is ubiquitous and can by no means only be ascribed to extreme sports. Every year, about 130,000 people suffer a severe spinal cord injury, whereof more than the half results from accidents in road traffic.
Thus, Wings for Life is devoted to the regeneration and cure of the injured spinal cord, investing its entire energy to make this vision come true. Considerable findings in animal experiments dispel any doubts about the feasibility of this ambitious project. However, the break through in human medicine could not yet be achieved. Every donation represents an important step in order to finance the best research projects in the long run. Further Information on:

source: rasoulution

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