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David Bergman and Michael Higgins are blazing across 3,600 miles and 14 states to raise funds & awareness for BlazeSports America!
Great friends, Michael (a Type 1 diabetic) and David have completed multiple Ironman Triathlons, marathons, and other long-distance cycling adventures together. This time they have decided to do go coast-to-coast in 36 days to help veterans and youth with disabilities.
Michael is a volunteer coach for the BlazeSports Track & Field team. He has trained Paralympic High School All-Americans and seen first-hand the impact that adaptive sports can have in the mental and physical lives of youth and veterans with disabilities. David is a Pediatrician at The Pediatric Place in Alpharetta, GA. In his practice, he cares for many children with physical and mental disabilities and enjoys seeing all children thrive
Follow David & Michael’s blog, here to stay abreast of their day-to-day journey and live vicariously from their bicycle seats!
To support David & Michael’s mission, click here to make a tax-deductible contribution to BlazeSportsand indicate “Blaze Across America” in the comment section.
Ride Begins: Tybee Island, GA (Atlantic Ocean) May 27, 2017
Ride Ends: San Francisco, CA (Pacific Ocean) July 3, 2017
14 States: GA-AL-MS-AR-OK-KS-NE-SD-WY-CO-UT-AZ-NV-CA
Total # cycling days: 36 days (we’ll have 2 rest days en route)
Total # cycling miles: 3600 mi
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During their cycling adventure across America, they hope to have cyclists with disabilities join them for various road segments as they head westward. An inspiration to all athletes!