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Simon Williams

Name: Simon Williams

Age: 42

Occupation: BuddhaRider yoga+spin studio

Hometown: Collingwood, Ontario

Family: Married; father to twin boys who are 11 years old

Biggest physical accomplishments to date: Tour for Kids 2009

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25, 25, 25

25 years from diagnosis, 2500 km to ride, 25000 (lets make that 50k) dollars to raise, This will be my 2010!

The year 2010 will represent 25 years from the time I was diagnosed with CML. A form of leukemia not often found in 17 year old boys. From the innocence of youth I was transformed into a cancer patient with all the adult worries to go along with it. Giving up was not a choice and with the help of a loving family, incredible parents and the most supportive of friends, I was able to survive an unrelated bone marrow transplant in 1992.

Today I am cancer free! Married to a beautiful woman for 12 years and the father of 10 year old twin boys. In other words I live a blessed life for which I am truly grateful.

So in honor of the kids that are going through what will obviously be their toughest road of their short lives, I along with 40 or so others have committed to ride across our great country (my portion will be aprox 2500km) in the hope of raising 2-3 million dollars and of equal importance raising awareness and the hope of these young souls and their families.

I am at your service and I humbly ask you for your support both morally, spiritually and if able financially.

Thank you for making 2010 and my dream of 25 25 25 come true.