The Captain’s Ride is the cornerstone of the Steve Waugh Foundation’s annual fundraising campaign - an exclusive, boutique, 6-day on-road cycle Tour and Leadership Program.
A select group of up to 70 riders, take on the enormous challenge. The route is mapped out specially to meet the objectives of a life changing experience.
The 2018 Tour took the Team through the spectacular scenery of the Victorian Highlands. The 2019 Tour will venture north to Queensland for the first time, and feature the Toowoomba region.
One of the key objectives of the ride is to foster a sense of camaraderie and teamwork amongst the riders, provide a challenge that tests riders both mentally and physically, and to create an experience that provides lifelong memories and connections.
At the core of The Captain’s Ride is a Leadership Program for Captains of Industry, immerging leaders, and those that want to be Captains of their own life.
Each evening during the ride, Steve Waugh shares stories of the Foundation and the children it supports, and specially invited VIP’s, champions and celebrity guests will share their personal experiences, which provides the leadership experience and motivation riders need to make the distance each day.
The evening program is a highlight throughout the ride.
This ride is about teamwork, camaraderie, mateship and 'strength of character'. It's at the core of the Steve Waugh Foundation, from the people we support, to the people who support us.
The Steve Waugh Foundation provides life changing support and champions the stories of those living with rare diseases - a supportive network for children and young adults (0-25years) with a rare disease that would otherwise have nowhere to turn.
A major motivation behind our Foundation is that no one should have to stand alone; everyone needs a team to support them. We are ‘somewhere to turn’.
Generous donations go directly to life changing Individual Grants for medicine, specialised equipment, treatment and items that improve the quality of life for a child affected by a rare disease, as well as Respite Retreats for the whole family.
The only Foundation of our kind in Australia, we are there for the children and families who face the challenges of a rare disease with ‘strength of character’ every day.
Our focus is their wellbeing and the difference we can make to their lives.