Thursday, 30 April 2009

MP to race a Kawaski Superbike!

Stephen Ladyman Press Release

South Thanet MP, Stephen Ladyman, will ride a 200bhp Kawasaki Superbikein this year's Thundersprint Motorcycle Sprint on May 10th.Stephen is raising money for CALM, a charity that helps young men incrisis.Stephen Ladyman said:"Suicide is now one of the biggest killers of young men and CALM does avital job getting across its message that 'being silent is not beingstrong' and providing support for young men who contact them. I'mdelighted that

Thundersprint and Kawasaki are backing me and helping meraise money for them."Stephen will be riding a 200bhp Kawasaki MSS Colchester - the bikeridden by the Kawaski race team in last year's superbike races. He willbe joining the official Kawasaki race team for the day.Thundersprint is one of the biggest spectator events in Europe. It is amotorcycle sprint race held in Northwich, Cheshire.

This year it is onSunday May 10th."My first objective will be holding on and finishing the event in onepiece while getting as many people as possible to sponsor me and supportCALM. Frankly, as someone who loves motorbikes, I'll also be having agreat time.""I hope lots of people and companies are prepared to help.

Donations canbe sent to me at the House of Commons or, better still, by logging ontomy special JustGiving web site."The web site for donations"Suicide struck my own family out of the blue when my step-son Karl tookhis own life last year.

We miss him terribly but if CALM can save justone family from the heartbreak we have suffered then we need to backthem as much as we can."

If anyone wants to know more about CALM and especially if feelingdepressed, suicidal or in need of support then they should check theCALM website at or their help line on 0800 58 58 585pm to midnight Saturday to Tuesday.

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