Motorbike World Record Attempt
Release Date: 16 April 2012
The inaugural Black Dog National One Day Ride revs up around Australia to raise awareness about depression and suicide prevention.
Motorbike riders from every state and territory will ride with a black dog mascot on board, in an attempt to set the world record for ‘Most Black Dogs on Motorbikes’.
The Black Dog Ride will also aim to raise money for Lifeline.
The ride is the brainchild of Steve Andrews. After losing his mother and several friends to suicide, he aspired to help remove the stigma associated with depression.
Among the riders will be Black Dog Ride ambassador, Angry Anderson.
WHAT: Black Dog Ride National 1 Day Ride
WHEN: Sunday 29 April, 2012 (Except Tasmania which is on 22 April, 2012)
WHERE: Every state and territory. Check www.blackdogride.com.au for your state’s time and location.
TALENT AND PICTURES: Hundreds of motorbikes around Australia will take to the road with black dogs riding shotgun. A group breakfast will be held before the ride and a lunch at the finish line. Angry Anderson will be riding in the Sydney leg. Steve Andrews will be riding the Western Australia leg.
For any more information please contact for a Lifeline media kit or any information on Lifeline’s work, please visit www.lifeline.org.au/About-Lifeline/Media-Centre/Lifeline-Media-Centre/default.aspx
For further information or comment contact:
Lifeline’s Director of Communications, Chris Wagner - 02 6215 9446 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Black Dog Ride Organiser, Steve Andrews - 0408 868 500 or email@example.com