This year at Rampage Paul Basagoitia sustained a career altering spinal cord injury. He has been undergoing treatment for the spinal cord damage and fractured T12 at the Craig Hospital in Colorado, a premiere facilities for this type of injury, but was recently released. While he is now recovering at home in Reno, NV, he still has a long way to go.
SCOTT Sports, Paul’s frame sponsor, is partnering with the Road 2 Recovery Foundation to help raise funds by donating several frames for auction.
More specifically, the brand is donating three Gambler 710 frames, one team replica Gstaad-Scott Gambler 710 Frame, One Voltage FR Frame, and the Spark 700RC frame which four-time XC World Champion Nino Schurter raced at this years World Championship race in Hajfell Norway.
Each $10 donation made to the raffle will enter you to win once, while a $20 donation enters you twice, and a $50 donation enters you six times. Each of the six bikes will have randomly chosen winners. You can choose to have your donation put towards the frame of your choice, or apply to all.The final drawing will occur on January 4th at noon PST. You can enter to win one of these frames and help Paul with his road to recovery here.
Currently, the Road 2 Recovery fund has raised ~65k USD towards their goal of 100k. You can donate directly on their page here, or visit the irideforpaul.com blog for updates from Paul and his GF regarding his current condition.
For more info on the raffle, visit the the Road 2 Recovery website here.