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Mateusz Kolaczynski

Virgin STRIVE Challenge 2018

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My story

[p]Friends & Family![/p][p]I've got some exciting news! This September I will be participating in the Virgin Strive Challenge, an awesome 5 stage endurance event, that will definitely push me to my limits (more details [url=https://www.strivechallenge.org/about/]here[/url]). I'm taking on Stage 1, which is made up of 4 days of cycling and two days of sea kayaking across the stunning island of Sardinia.[/p][p]Since 2012, Virgin Strive have been spearheading positive change for young people in the UK by assembling groups of extraordinary people to challenge themselves and fundraise for for youth charity - [url=https://www.big-change.org/]Big Change[/url]. [/p][p]Big Change supports projects that tackle the root causes of problems faced by society today, supporting children across the country. Here are the key areas they focus on:[/p][p][u]Exclusion from school:[/u][/p][p]Children born into poverty are [b]4 x[/b] more likely to be excluded from school. [/p][p][b]1 in every 2[/b] prisoners were excluded from school.[/p][p][u]Parents and early engagement:[/u][/p][p]Eloquent verbal expression and listening are skills fundamental to success.[/p][p][b]85%[/b] is learned under the age of 5. [/p][p][u]Supporting teachers:[/u][/p][p][b]40%[/b] of teachers leave their profession within 5 years of qualifying. [/p][p]More than [b]1 in 4[/b] of teachers are turning to medication to cope with the stress of their work.[/p][p]Please get involved and support this great cause. Any donations would be much appreciated![/p][p]Follow my training on Instagram @mattkolaczynski 'Road2Strive'[/p][p]Many thanks,[/p][p]Matt[/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p]

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Congratulations on surviving STRIVE!!

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Katie Martin

Well done Matt! Hope you had a great time x

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Sarah Eccleston

Nice work Matt!!

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Sarah Martin

Hope it goes well Matt!

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You better stop talking jiba jaba and save your energy for them hills Bruv! Stay skrong!

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Go Matt Matt!!! Proud of you... continue kicking ass!!!



Becky Swarbrick

Power through!! You got this!!!

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