12 Differently-abled young people, ranging from 5 to 27 years old, and with varying disabilities, will have the experience of a lifetime as they tour the peninsula in the Cape Town Cycle Tour on Sunday 8 March 2020 towed by able-bodied super-human cyclists in specially manufactured buggies.The WOW Buggy Team will conduct their final training ride along the Sea Point Promenade on Sunday 1 March and will ride into the V&A Waterfront for a team celebration and public appearance at the amphitheatre.
KFM K-Day finalist, Zahier Samsodien, will be providing entertainment during the celebration, there will be lucky draw prizes, and kiddies activities available from the Physiotherapy Association of SA.
The WOW team will be exhibiting at the Cycle Tour Expo during Lifecycle Week alongside Cape Town Tourism. With buggies sponsored in by Cape Nature, The Diamond Works, Pedal Power Association, Cape Town Tourism, Enterprise Solutions 365, and Livewire Engineering, the Warrior On Wheels Foundation aims to promote universal access in tourism and sporting events while giving the gift of adventure to some brave children who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity to participate in an event of this nature. Look out for our team, beautifully kitted out in blue, with jerseys sponsored each year by The Diamond Works.
Vision of Warrior On Wheels Foundation
Warrior On Wheels Foundation aims to uplift and empower children with disabilities by providing adventure activities, thereby changing perceptions of ability and bridging gaps between able-bodied and differently-abled communities. Through consulting with adventure providers and establishments within the tourism industry they are forging partnerships that promote accessibility for all abilities.