More than 400 dead in 40 days so far this year. a figure
shattering that has led people linked to the sea and water from different
sports disciplines, to take part in the charity event "UR BASQUE PEOPLE. From
Bizkaia the Aegean ". The event will take place on Saturday 20 February at 11: 00h on the beach
Plentzia. To participate you must sign up for e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org and make a donation of 10 € to the account of Laboral Kutxa ES92
3035 0235 22 2350038982. All profits will go to the Rescue Association
It is a call to people who are related to water. Open water swimming,
in swimming, water polo, synchronized swimming, canoeing, kayaking, surfing, surf, paipo,
longboard, bodyboard, stand up paddle, triathletes ... There are two modes: swim across
400 meters and circuit boards, kayaks or canoes 1,250 meters.
People who do not wish to participate and collaborate, they can make income in that account.
One of the mandatory requirements to take part in the charity event is to use suit
neoprene. Registration can also be made the day of the meeting in
soportales Plentzia beach. It is recommended to reach between 10 and 10.30am.
The initiative comes from a group of related persons to different sports
water, with the aim of helping people who risk their lives crossing the Aegean
to reach Greece. One way in which adults and children leave behind their world
war to try to make a new life. A life that in many cases do not reach.
Humanitarian Maritime Rescue (SMH) acts in Chios, where every day they get out
a port about 350 people, approximately 10% of all refugees coming to
In SMH all volunteer, no charges, and all are professionals, since the aid
lends is in the water and technical skills are required. The distance between Turkey and
Greece is very short, 6 kilometers, and if all goes well is half-hour drive, but if the
engine breaks down, the winds drag boats and just offshore. another
the terrible issues that occur at this juncture is that travel is cheaper if
bad weather, with the risk that entails. If you normally costs 1,000 euros,
when there is a storm costs 400.
Seafarers, people want to help water Bizkaia doing what we know.
This act is a call to people who in one way or another are related to the
Water. Open water swimming, in swimming, water polo, synchronized swimming, canoeing,
surf kayaking, surfing, paipo, longboard, bodyboard, stand up paddle, each of triathletes ...
our strokes can save a life on Saturday 20 February.
BASQUE PEOPLE UR is held under the sponsorship of Laboral Kutxa and support
Municipalities of Gorliz and Plentzia, without whose help it would not have been possible. A work in
organized team with the collaboration of Goazen UP Agency
DOUBLE Marmoka Films and Plastik.