Supporters (page 3)

A few of the wonderful people raising funds for research to cure spinal cord injury.

Stephanie runs for research

Stepping up to the the start line at Sunday’s Bridge to Brisbane was SpinalCure supporter Stephanie Chandra. A civil engineer with Beca, Stephanie even manages to make a SpinalCure t-shirt look elegant! Her efforts have raised an impressive. $751 for spinal…

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It’s broke, so they’re fixing it!

We are proud to be able to help finance the research work of Dr Marc Ruitenberg and his team at the University of Queensland, and so we were doubly pleased when we heard these talented scientists were going help finance us!…

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Dale and Kristy

On New Year’s Eve 2011 Kristy Banks, a jockey riding in the Toowoomba races, fell from her horse becoming a paraplegic. With support from her husband, Dale Groves, Kristy has since accomplished many things including getting back on a horse…

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Running because he still can!

Raymond Luxa is lucky to be able to walk, let alone run. In 2007 he suffered a serious back injury which came very close to leaving him a paraplegic. After such a narrow escape Raymond is keen to help those…

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TressCox Lawyers

TressCox Lawyers generously provide legal advice and services to SpinalCure on a pro bono basis. Based in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra, TressCox has an impressive track record, spanning over a century, in a variety of sectors such as health,…

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Mrs Vera Walters – profile

Vera Walters is a spritely 95 year old living in the Sydney suburb of Belfield. She is also a proud and regular generous supporter of SpinalCure. She came across SpinalCure through our previous Chairman, Bob Turner, who still visits Vera…

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Hugh O’Brien and the New York Marathon

Hugh O’Brien gallantly put his name down for the daunting challenge of the 2012 New York marathon. After months of training, Hugh arrived in New York for the race only to see it cancelled at the last minute due to…

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ICAP

After 20 years of frontline police work Allan Sparkes grabbed the headlines for his heroic rescue of a child swept down a flooded storm water drain – an act of bravery for which he won the Cross of Valour. Allan’s brother David,…

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Rosalind Nicholson – a legacy lives on …

In 1966, Rosalind Nicholson, aged only 17, began to study for a teaching career at Bathurst Teachers’ College. That same year she suffered a spinal cord injury which resulted in quadriplegia. Ros was staying with her friend, Barbara, on a farm on…

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