As a native of Alabama, the recent string of tornados that hit the area hit multi-sport athlete Bo Jackson pretty hard. Bo has decided to help out and will bike across the state (300 miles) to help raise $1 million for the Governor’s Emergency Relief Fund to assist with the recovery. Several other athletes have decided to join Bo on his journey, including Ken Griffey Jr., Scottie Pippen, Lance Armstrong, and Picabo Street.
In addition to the ride, Bo will be wearing four special colorways of the Nike LunarTR1 decorated incolors commemorating his success across sports and contributions to his college and pro teams. Following Bo’s ride across the state, there will be an April 28th event at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheatre where Bo, victims’ families, ride sponsors, survivors and supporters will gather to celebrate those affected by the disaster. At the amphitheatre, there will be an on-site auction to raise additional funds for the Governor’s Emergency Relief Fund. The special Nike LunarTR1 shoes will beauctioned at this event. These versions of the shoe will not be available outside of the auction.
Article source: Kicks on Fire