Deloitte Joins Injured Veterans On 350 Mile Trek for United Healthcare Ride 2 Recovery
Cyclists ride through Richmond Wednesday en route to Virginia Beach
On a hot sunny day, these men and women put their best foot forward. Pedaling with a passion to raise money and awareness about injured veterans. Josh Rodriguez says this third day of the United Healthcare Ride 2 Recovery was tough. But, it doesn't compare to what he's seen serving our country on the front lines. The soldier was injured three years ago in Ramadi. He says " In a roadside bombing we were hit by an ied. Our vehicle flipped over. Now I have shrapnel in my shoulder."
Now cycling is a huge part of his therapy. He says this 350 mile Ride to Recovery has been a Godsend. Rodriguez and the other soldiers, each with a story to tell, say this experience has bonded them together.
Left to right: Brian Coyle, USO ; Rick Bruder, R2R Advisory Board; John Wordin, President and Founder, Ride 2 Recovery; Robin Lineberger, CEO Deloitte Federal Government Services; Alex Haseley Manager, Deloitte & Touche; Brendan Mahoney, Tax Consultant II, Deloitte Tax LLP; Elizabeth Teubner, Senior Consultant, Deloitte Consulting
The group took off from the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Memorial Day and during the course of the six day event, they will ride through the Mid-Atlantic states. They'll end Saturday at the Patriotic Festival in Virginia Beach.
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