Rob Chivers

Rob Chivers
Riding in memory of Alfie
In Australia, 3 children die of cancer every week. Please sponsor me and support my challenge to fight kids' cancer and save little lives!
I've Ridden 700.5 km to fight kids' cancer
My Rankings
  • National: 259th
  • State: 37th in Vic
I've raised $2,436.15 to fight kids' cancer Donate Now

I'm Riding For

Alfie

Alfie died from Brain Cancer in June 2018. He went through 10+ brain operations, multiple infections and complications, 5 months of high-dose chemotherapy, 9 months of intensive hospitalisation, months of headaches and vomiting, seizures, the loss of his mother to the same disease and then finally when on more drugs than an adult could manage – 10 days without food or water. After all that, he still fought for his last breaths… His strength, dignity and courage throughout his battle was unfathomable.

My Story

9 Oct 2019

Thanks to such incredible support from my family, friends, colleagues and strangers last year, this October, I'm again taking part in the Great Cycle Challenge to fight kids' cancer.

My little nephew Alfie died from brain cancer in June 2018. In part, due to our inability to provide him with local, inexpensive, non-harmful and ultimately curative treatments. His adoring mother Sara also died from an unrelated form of brain cancer in January 2018. Their tragic story was covered in various media and can be found online.

Alfie's strength, dignity and courage throughout his battle was unfathomable...

Cancer is the largest single killer of children from disease in Australia. Funds will support the Children's Medical Research Institute to continue their work into the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and finding a cure for childhood cancer.

Please support by making a donation.

Thanks

My Challenge

  • 17.9 km ride - GCC - Encore - Thursday, October 31, 2019
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    Logged this ride 89 days ago
  • 23.2 km ride - GCC 17 - Monday, October 28, 2019
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    Logged this ride 92 days ago
  • 150.9 km ride - GCC 15 - Sunday, October 27, 2019
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    Logged this ride 93 days ago
  • 33.9 km ride - GCC 15 - Thursday, October 24, 2019
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    Logged this ride 96 days ago
  • 19.2 km ride - GCC 14 - Wednesday, October 23, 2019
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    Logged this ride 97 days ago
  • 43.2 km ride - GCC 13 - Monday, October 21, 2019
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    Logged this ride 99 days ago
  • 41.9 km ride - GCC 12 - Sunday, October 20, 2019
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    Logged this ride 100 days ago
  • 31.6 km ride - GCC - 11 - Thursday, October 17, 2019
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    Logged this ride 103 days ago
  • 23.3 km ride - GCC 10 - Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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    Logged this ride 105 days ago
  • 21.0 km ride - GCC - 9 - Monday, October 14, 2019
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    Logged this ride 106 days ago
  • 65.5 km ride - GCC -8 - Saturday, October 12, 2019
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    Logged this ride 108 days ago
  • 22.3 km ride - GCC 7 - Friday, October 11, 2019
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    Logged this ride 109 days ago
  • $1,000 raised to fight kids' cancer!

    I just hit $1,000 to fight kids' cancer! Thank you so much for your support.

    Posted 110 days ago
  • $500 raised to fight kids' cancer!

    I just hit $500 to fight kids' cancer! Thank you so much for your support.

    Posted 110 days ago
  • 22.8 km ride - GCC - 6 - Thursday, October 10, 2019
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    Logged this ride 110 days ago
  • $250 raised to fight kids' cancer!

    I just hit $250 to fight kids' cancer! Thank you so much for your support.

    Posted 110 days ago
  • 22.2 km ride - GCC 5 - Tuesday, October 8, 2019
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    Logged this ride 112 days ago
  • 26.5 km ride - GCC 4 - Monday, October 7, 2019
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    Logged this ride 113 days ago
  • 51.2 km ride - GCC 3 - MTB - Sunday, October 6, 2019
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    Logged this ride 114 days ago
  • 49.0 km ride - GCC 2 - Wednesday, October 2, 2019
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    Logged this ride 118 days ago
  • 35.0 km ride - GCC 1 - Tuesday, October 1, 2019
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    Logged this ride 119 days ago
  • New year, new bike, new targets!
    23 Aug 2019

    For Alfie and Sara.

    Posted 158 days ago
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