Spirit of Sport Award
Riders for Health is the official charity and Associate Member of the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) and MotoGP and has just been nominated for the Annual Spirit of Sport Award. This Award was started to commend the work of humanitarian Sport Accord members and recognise their dedication to helping others through the use of sport as a tool for positive change in the world.
Riders for Health had its birth in the Grand Prix racing paddock in the 1980s and is supported by motorcyclists from all round the world. It operates in Africa using mainly motorcycles, as well as some ambulances and other four wheeled vehicles, to help local health workers deliver health care to isolated villages.