One and half times around the world on a bicycle.
Jeremy Scott, who is guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Alexandra next Wednesday May 2nd, cycled from England to New Zealand a distance of nearly 52000 kilometres a distance equivalent to just on one and a half times around the world.  So what?  Jeremy, at the age of four needed major heart surgery with all the following consequences gave him a rollercoaster ride as he struggled to live a “normal” life.  The major outcomes form this experience are a deep appreciation of how precious life is and the wonder of the goodness that surrounds each one of us.  On the 5th October 2011 he set of from London, England and successfully cycled unassisted to New Zealand.  Jeremy is an Australian Heart Foundation “Heart Hero” and an ambassador for the Waterline Challenge.  The Waterline Challenge is to circumnavigate Australia's entire coastline, including rivers, lakes, and islands during the week of the 12th to 18th November 2018. It is a fund raising program designed to assist people facing a health challenge to overcome the adversity and build sustainable futures.  80% of the funds raised goes to the team’s nominated charity and 20% to be distributed amongst Cure Brain Cancer Foundation, Australian Marine Conservation Society, Surf Life Saving Australia, Royal Flying Doctor Service and a host of national initiatives for water quality and environmental projects. 
Jeremy is an outstanding speaker and has a wealth of experiences to share.  If you would like to hear Jeremy speak at the Rotary Club of Alexandra’s meeting on Wednesday the 2nd May  please contact Chris Jackson on 0409402557 or 57722496 or Email “” by noon TUESDAY 1st May.   The cost of dinner and the speaker is $20.
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