Tweet to help raise money for a good cause

Katie Spotz and her partner Sam Williams planned a cross-country biking trip to raise awareness and funds for those in need of clean drinking water. When Spotz shattered her pelvis during a crash while training, her plans quickly changed.

Not wanting to quit after months of preparation, she decided, with permission from her doctor, to use a handcycle.

Last Saturday, Katie Spotz and her biking partner Sam Williams set forth to break a world record by biking 3000 miles in less than eight days for Ride4Water — that’s 1.3 times as long as the Tour de France and in one-sixth the time. Their journey, with the help of Levi’s, also aimed to raise money for Blue Planet, a nonprofit dedicated to bringing safe drinking water to those without. 

Here’s the video that shows some of what Katie endured on her ride:



People can still help Katie and her team reach their goal of $100,000 by visiting their crowdrise donation page.

Levi’s is also donating $1 for each tweet that includes the #Ride4Water hashtag for up to $5,000 in addition to their sponsorship.

Please tweet about this post, including the hashtage #Ride4Water, because each time that you do, you’ll help raise just one more dollar for this great cause!

I was not compensated for this post.

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