Dreams of Lillehammer

$3,680 of $3,000 goal

Raised by 53 people in 34 months

Hi,
It's Rakai Tait here. I just learned that it's official...I have been selected to represent New Zealand in the Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway next month. I am incredibly honored to have such an opportunity to ride half pipe for the country of my heritage on a world stage with some of the best young athletes in the world.

The cost to my family for this endeavor is $3,000, and it's a bit out of reach at the moment. I'm hoping that with the help of friends and family, I can reach this goal and get there.

With the suppport of the Level Field Fund and the Kelly Clark Foundation, as well as a few key sponsors like Weston Snowboards and Native Eyewear, we've managed to get this far. Please consider chipping in, even a small amount. I will be super grateful for any donation you are able to make. Every dollar counts as I make my way toward my goals in this pinnacle event and ultimately, the 2018 Olympic Games in South Korea.

Thanks so much for all of the moral support and general "Woohoo's" you all have provided so far in my journey...and thanks in advance for your financial support, as well.

Best,
Rakai


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My 2014/15 Season Edit
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$2,700 donated by 42 people in 5 days. Feeling super blessed/supported by people from all phases of my life...and my parents'! Thank you so much. On my way to Lillehammer, thanks to all of you!!
At Mammoth today...
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Only $505 away from my goal in just a few short days! I'm at Mammoth right now for my first World Cup start. Thanks everyone for the support...maybe a few more shares and we'll hit the goal of $3,000! T-minus 19 days and counting till Lillehammer!
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Getting so close! Only $645 to go...stoked on so much support from all of you! Almost there! Lillehammer, I'm on my way! : D
Go Tatum!!
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Just hit the 2/3 mark to my goal! Thank you to all of you who have already donated. What an awesome response! Feeling super lucky/blessed to have so much support. Almost there--on my way to Lillehammer!!
Thank you for your support!!
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Katherine Rich
34 months ago
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Congratulations Rakai! So awesome! Keep the momentum. Love and Aloha Auntie Grinny and Uncle Pete

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Theresa Reno
34 months ago
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I pledge 25 and will give to your dad at work

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$3,680 of $3,000 goal

Raised by 53 people in 34 months
Created January 14, 2016
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$25
Nancy Candea
34 months ago
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Wow. I was so happy to hear about this ! Love to your whole family.

EM
$50
Elizabeth morriss
34 months ago
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Best of Luck!

RT
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Ruth & Lara Turner
34 months ago
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Wishing you all the very best on this new adventure, have fun! We love you

DC
$100
Dave Carr
34 months ago
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Go get em Rakai. So proud of you!

SO
$20
Sarah O'Connell
34 months ago
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Absolutely amazing! We'll be cheering you on from NJ.

$50
Anonymous
34 months ago
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Gillian Culff
34 months ago
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We are blown away by your badass skills, Rakai. Go get 'em!

Katherine Rich
34 months ago
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Congratulations Rakai! So awesome! Keep the momentum. Love and Aloha Auntie Grinny and Uncle Pete

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Theresa Reno
34 months ago
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I pledge 25 and will give to your dad at work

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