Doug Gordon is a special person. He realizes we must get more Americans, especially kids, active, fit and playing sports for both their personal health and the health of the sports & fitness industry. He is dedicating his 2,678 mile journey in support of PHIT America.
As Doug makes his 60 day journey starting around February 15 in Charleston, we invite everyone to jump on, ride with Doug and support his journey. Just click on either of the DONATE buttons on the right side of this page to help. Doug will find him ride into San Diego in the middle of April.
Thank you and good luck to Doug! We will keep everyone posted during his ride.
"In all my years in the sports and fitness industry and working for Speedo, I became aware that fewer and fewer kids are active and playing sports. This is a travesty for their personal health but a huge issue for the future of the sports industry too. So, I decided to do something special and invite others to 'ride with me' in this unique event. This Ride Across America will not be easy but it is necessary. Supporting a great cause and campaign like PHIT America is necessary for the future of our industry and America too," Doug Gordon.
"Please join me and my efforts to make this ride a huge success."
If you want to make a donation, just click on the SUPPORT DOUG tab to the right. Or, you can send a personal check to:
PHIT America Foundation
ATTN: Ride Doug Ride
8505 Fenton Street, Suite 211
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Please note your donation is tax deductible as PHIT America Foundation is a 501(c)(3) corporation.
PHIT America will use at least 80% of the funds received to get more kids off the couch and active at least 3 times per week. We call these new active kids, PHIT KIDS. This will be accomplished by expanding our PHIT America GO! Grant programs. In 2015, with the support of many companies from the sports industry, we delivered 156 GO! Grants which to schools across America which got over 50,000 kids active. In 2016, with the increased support from the sports industry and others, we will greatly expand this program. Our goal is to get 1 million kids off the couch, active and playing sports by 2020.
Ride Doug Ride is the first of many PHIT KIDS Charity Events. We are inviting all local sports industry representatives to start an event or designate PHIT America as their 'charity of choice' for an event that already exists.
To learn more about PHIT KIDS Charity Events, please click HERE.