The Permobil NZ Spinal Trust Team for 2021 is made up of Jono, Dominic, Hayden, Brendon and Hans. All of us L-O-V-E cycling, so coming together as a team and taking part in the Tour of NZ 2021 is a no-brainer …especially as it gives us a chance to raise money for NZST. Luckily we all get on well so travelling from stage to stage in a van, and sharing rooms (… may be even beds!) is something we can cope with – it’s certainly worth it to raise funds for a cause we all really care about. We’ll keep updates coming through on here while we’re training, and as the Tour progresses. Last time NZST had a team in TONZ we raised $8,500 … we want to smash through $10k this year! A bold target, but we’re feeling positive – with your backing anything’s possible 🙂
Nationally competitive mountain biker Dominic is the engine room of this team – they don’t call him ‘Dom Diesel’ for nothing! “It’s great I am able to ride with the Spinal Trust team. I have seen first hand the fantastic work and support they provide. I love my cycling and that I can help the … Continue reading Introducing … Dominic!
Brendon is a physiotherapist at Burwood and works with patients from the spinal unit. He’s a past Coast 2 Coast winner and a phenomenal athlete! “I have the pleasure of working alongside the NZST team and see first-hand the remarkable work they do. I am honoured to be able to ride with the Permobil NZST … Continue reading Introducing … Brendon!
Jono’s a NZ Champion handcyclist. In fact he’s such a Champion he passed Hans on a hill climb during training on the weekend! Jono’s joining us on the first 5 stages, in a well managed manner, as he’s off to the National Championships on April 15th for Paralympic qualifying. “I enjoy supporting the NZ Spinal … Continue reading Introducing … Jono!