Immediate goal: My next point in the road to 2020 is The Para world triathlon cup in Lausanne Switzerland. Travel cost : +- R 60 000 + dedicated triathlon bike .
1968- Hi im Charl Parkin from Port Elizabeth RSA 51 years young and a para athlete who has motor neuron disease with my claws hooked solidly onto the road to the 2020 Tokyo para Olympic games.
Best life “advice” Ever given to me -
2007 – Go home,
U have motoneuron disease/ als /mnd. (same as Steven Hawking’s & Joost van der Westhuizen )
There is no cure,
U have2 years TO LIVE.
What did I DO with the advice-?
2019- I am ranked 7 th in the world as a para triathlon athlete class pts3
I Love life
Im making more friends all over the world.
Im an absolute miracle, with an aweswim attitude
Funds raised will cover my expenses:
The average cost per event:+- R 41000 /Euros 2562
There is about 24 events between all the different modes, swimming, triathlon cycling over the next 12 months. Much love Charl