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One year on

It’s has been one year on since the Australian wide jam took place. The 9 events around Australia were great and much money was raised for the victims of the Queensland floods of 2011.

Current donation tally

The below is the current donation tally that had been coming in from the BMX FOR FLOODS jams. Really good to see the bmx community coming together for the people of Queensland. If you attended, donated or got into the product we all thank you. 

The below is the current donation tally that had been coming in from the BMX FOR FLOODS jams. Really good to see the bmx community coming together for the people of Queensland. If you attended, donated or got into the product we all thank you.

 $1175.15 – Queensland – Beenleigh

$1135.00 – New South Wales – Five dock

$1890.00 – New South Wales – Shoalhaven Heads

$1079.60 – Australian Capital Territory – Tuggeranong

$                 Victoria – Clifton Hill – still waiting to confirm final amount, second jam to take place

$1654.75 – Tasmania – Launceston

$2164.25 – South Australia – Adelaide dirt park

$884.65   – Western Australia – Leederville  

$2039.90 – Northern Territory – Darwin  

$12023.30 – Current donation tally

Thank you

ABC Tasmania

Below is the link to a video interview that the ABC did with BMX FOR FLOODS main organizer Shaun Jarvis while in Launceston.

http://www.abc.net.au/local/videos/2011/02/22/3145203.htm?site=northtas

Thank you

The Australia wide BMX FOR FLOODS jam was a huge success. All around Australia bmx riders as well as the general public came out in full force to show support for the people of Queensland and to help them rebuild their shattered lives. To organize an event of this Australia wide proportion takes a great number of people on ground to get the job done. There have been so many people willing to help or to offer something that it just goes to show that people are willing to help others, it restores your faith in humanity. Without the support from the sponsors again the event would not have hit it in the way it did. We will slowly be compiling a list of people who have helped during the organizing and running which will be place on each of the events pages along with their official final donation tally.
At this stage I would personally like to thank and congratulate all the volunteers and the locations for pulling together and throwing down an awesome Australia wide event.
Shaun Jarvis

BMX FOR FLOODS – congratulations

So Sunday 20th February was a great day around the nation. All 9 locations went off with record numbers of rider’s spectators and donations. More info will be coming through over the next few days including the totals of the donations from around the locations as well as photos and videos.

BMX FOR FLOODS – start times

So with the Australia wide BMX FOR FLOODS jam about to kick off in a just over 24 hours the start times have been set at 11am as a general start time. If you were to rock up before that time I’m sure you will still get into some of the action.Most of the jams will wrap up from 4pm onwards to 6pm. So many companies have donated so much product to the jams it total insane what will be on offer. Please check over each of the locations pages to get all the information.

There is some location rivalry starting to take place with whose jam is going to be the best, and who’s going to raise the most money. Get to your location and support the cause. 100% of your donations will be going to the premier’s disaster relief appeal.

Nike 6.0 – Nationwide support

Nike 6.0 is donating a stack of shoes that will be at each location for the BMX FOR FLOODS jam.

Will your size be on offer to bid for, you would hope so as 100% of donations will go to help the people of Queensland

Get some Nike 6.0 at the BMX FOR FLOODS jam

Haro bikes support nationwide

Haro bikes are now down with BMX FOR FLOODS. Expect to find an assortment of products at the jam locations consisting of seats, posts, cranks, sprockets, pegs, stems and grips. So no matter which location around Australia your heading to you can get your hands on some items from Haro. These items will be auctioned or raffled off on the day with 100% of the donation going to the Premier’s disaster relief appeal. Get to the jams and do the thing that is right by helping the people of Queensland who have lost everything

 

More international coverage

BMX FOR FLOODS has got another write up again over on the espn site

check it out here

http://espn.go.com/action/bmx/blog/_/post/6121693/aussie-brands-support-bmx-floods

Reaching far and wide

Main organizer for the bmx for floods Shaun Jarvis has an interview up on espn.com about the Australia wide jam

Have a read of the interview here