Cheryl rode across South Africa with 4 SA riders to help raise awareness of the need for blood to fight HIV. (There were 7 teams each with 1 American and 4 SA riders on each team.)
South Africa Trip2002SANBSouth Africa National Blood BankBlood DonationPretoria Team
We were met at the airport by Diane Di Coning and her staff (SANBS).
Diane was responsible for bringing the American riders to SA.
A great woman.
Dr. Crooks standing beside Ciril Di Coning (Diane's husband) giving blood after the ride was over.
Cheryl and I doing our duty by giving blood while Dries and the team wait for their turn.
Dries Kruger with the Pretoria Team. Cheryl is on the right next to Dries.
The ride begins. 900 miles in 7 days.