2022 Olympic Dream - Phase 1

$5,211 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 36 people in 4 months
Created September 11, 2018
I am a 30 year old from small town Alberta with a predisposition for adventure and adrenaline. Sports have been the constant in my life and the first place where I found true self expression. ​

At the age of 18 I began on a journey that would change my entire life. I began training in Skeleton, the Winter Olympic sport where athletes take glorified lunch trays and heart pounding speeds down a mountain, and now 13 years later it is still a core aspect of my life. I stepped away from the sport as an athlete at the age of 24 to focus on school and coaching. And last February my life-long goal of going to the Olympics came true as I was the Head Coach for the Australian Skeleton team.


Now looking ahead at the next 4 year cycle (quadrennial) leading the the Beijing Games I am poised to bring Canada back to the top of the Sliding world as an athlete. 



But I need your help.

Find out more https://www.robderman.com

Watch my 2018 PyeongChang Olympic experience here 
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLtMrswui41c5ve8wX5CSTmQkR8-g9aIzP

See what my YouTube channel is all about here  https://youtu.be/9dpDfhaN6JE


32901908_1536726237272885_r.jpeg
+ Read More
Update 1
Posted by Rob Derman
2 months ago
   Share
I am unable to reply to comments specifically so this update is a reply to Joe LC’s comment. But I also want to say thank you to everyone who has helped fund my Dream so far, it means the world to me to be able to attack the next Olympics with the full passion I feel! Thank you all.

Now in response to Joe LC (if you haven’t read his comment it is still up):

Hey Joe, I haven’t talked to you since the Olympics! I appreciate you investing the time to read and understand my gofundme and to express your thoughts. Although I’m not sure why you didn’t message me personally if you are so concerned with this. I have sent you a message on Facebook and look forward to continuing any discourse there. But as you made this public I’m going to leave your comment up as a reminder to myself and everyone who sees it that no matter what you do in life there will always be people who resist and provide opposition, but that is not a reason to stop pursuing your vision.

I would be elated if the rest of the athletes in the Canadian program would be able to get funding as well. I wish them the best of luck! The more funding to go around the better the program. It would be a win win for the athletes and Canada. So, to everyone reading this, thank you and also please help fund any other athletes you can.

Lastly, I don’t think hashtags work here but #gofundsomeoneelseaswell

Your old teammate,
-Rob
+ Read More

$5,211 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 36 people in 4 months
Created September 11, 2018
Your share could be bringing in donations. Sign in to track your impact.
   Connect
We will never post without your permission.
In the future, we'll let you know if your sharing brings in any donations.
We weren't able to connect your Facebook account. Please try again later.
LE
$100
Lera Efimova
16 days ago
DA
$30
Dusty Adair
1 month ago
MT
$50
Melody Trujillo
1 month ago
KR
$50
Krian Reddy
1 month ago
$100
Heather Andrews
1 month ago
DD
$108
Dale Derman
1 month ago
WS
$18
Wendy Scott
1 month ago
BP
$100
Barbara Pocha
1 month ago
$100
Matt Bell
2 months ago
NA
$10
Neoivan atarum
2 months ago
or
Use My Email Address
By continuing, you agree with the GoFundMe
terms and privacy policy
There's an issue with this Campaign Organizer's account. Our team has contacted them with the solution! Please ask them to sign in to GoFundMe and check their account. Return to Campaign

Are you ready for the next step?
Even a $5 donation can help!
Donate Now Not now
Connect on Facebook to keep track of how many donations your share brings.
We will never post on Facebook without your permission.