You may or may not have heard of the MS Sydney to Gong bike ride. This event runds one a year and is a fundraising event for the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system affecting more young adult Australians than any other neurological condition. People are typically diagnosed in their twenties and thirties, with an average age of diagnosis at 32. Interestingly three times more women are affected by MS than men and it is more common in cooler climates. In Australia, 16,000 people currently have MS, however this figure is increasing as diagnosis methods become more advanced.
I have ridden in nearly every event over the last 10 years with the BHP Steel and then BlueScope Steel team. This year CSC has agreed to sponsor staff to ride in the event and we have had a huge response with 192 people currently signed up to ride. This will be awesome as the sponsorship from CSC covers an official Team CSC Tour de France cycling jerey and CSC branded knicks. We also have the company CEO riding as well as a large number of the executive team. Because I’ve organised it I am the team captain so, yes you guessed it, I’ll be called Captain Kirk
The main aim of us riding is to raise money for the MS Society to continue research into the disease so if you can afford even a small donation or sponsorship please visit our Team CSC site on the MS web site. I’d love it if you would sponsor me any amount at all. To do this locate my name (with picture) and click on it. Once at my sponsor page just click on the Donate Now button and fill in the form.