https://shop.odysseybmx.com/collections/odyssey-bags?utm_medium=banner&utm_source=dig

GT X Simon Tabron Auction

Bid now and support a legend

2 Oct 2020

Simn Header 030

The good folks at GT have come though with an auction for some exclusive products to help support vert legend Simon Tabron with recovery from his recent life changing medical emergency. Read what they had to say below and please help Simon if you.

https://feverup.com/m/163363
  • Gt Gary Turner Reunion Product Photo 001
  • Gt Gary Turner Reunion Product Photo 002
  • Gt Gary Turner Reunion Product Photo 026
  • Gt Gary Turner Reunion Product Photo 030
  • Gt Gary Turner Reunion Product Photo 043

of 5

In early September a friend of everyone here at GT was struck down with a life-changing health emergency – our good friend Simon Tabron suffered an extremely rare double-trauma, first a major heart attack and then almost immediately afterwards, a major stroke – it’s no doubt that this will affect Si and his young family’s lives forever, and they need our help.

At times like these, our community comes together and does just that. Simon is one of the good guys: a multiple world champion and X-games medallist, a showman exuding in personality, talent, and a style that just makes bike riding look like a good time. Si also spent a couple of years on the GT UK freestyle team riding in GT Air Shows during the early nineties, demoing BMX to a new crowd, before emigrating to the USA and living his BMX dream.

To help raise some much-needed funds for Si and his wife and young kids, we’ve put up for auction an exclusive GT Bicycles package: the last remaining limited-edition Gary Turner built BMX frame kits. The kit includes a made-in-the-USA 4130 cromoly frame, forks, bars, along with a signed certificate of authenticity, GT cap, key-ring and more – in a GT presentation box. The limited run of handmade framesets sold out in hours – and we have two available up for auction.

Help a brother out, lump some serious money on this auction, and bid big – you could win a once-in-a-lifetime GT Bicycles frame kit, AND help out a friend in need. Let’s do this. - GT BIKES

BID HERE – AUCTION NOW LIVE!

https://www.32auctions.com/simontabronbenefit

Photo courtesy of Jared Souney

Photo courtesy of Jared Souney

INFO from Chad Kagy

Simon Tabron is a beloved 46-year-old husband, father and decorated pro-BMXer, having earned 8 World Championship Titles and 20 X Games medals. On September 7, 2020 his family's world was shattered when he suffered a cardiac arrest and, days later, a stroke. As we write this, Simon has been moved from ICU on life support to neurological division as doctors race to understand the cause of these catastrophic events and the long term effect they will have on Simon's ability to speak, walk, and work. This devastating blow comes on the heels of an already difficult season in his family's life. Just last January, after being diagnosed with restrictive cardiomyopathy (terminal heart failure) and spending nearly a year in and out of hospitals, Simon's 5 year-old daughter Scarlett received a life-saving heart transplant. Though Scarlett is thriving today, the family continues to be faced with the emotional and financial impact of her fight, less than two years ago. At the moment we have more questions than answers and will update everyone whenever possible. We will post updates through this GoFundMe page to keep communication consistent and accessible. The goal for this Go Fund Me is raising money to handle things such as a meal delivery service and day-to-day expenses that will allow Shanna to focus on Dylan & Scarlett through these challenging times. The Tabrons have a long road ahead of them and the medical bills will quickly add up so all donations will assist the Tabrons with daily life and medical bills. Thank you in advance for your help during these challenging times. -Team Simon

https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-simons-heart-2020

Photo courtesy of Jared Souney

Photo courtesy of Jared Souney

Simon 001

Photo Courtesy of Jeff Zielinski

DIG AUDIO

The Simon Tabron Podcast

DIG X SNAKEBITE

Previous

PRODUCT DROP: ALYK Summer 2020

Peep the latest and greatest

Next

Vans 'The Circle' Video Contest - Everything You Need Know

A new initiative to support local BMX stores

https://feverup.com/m/163363

Latest Content

3 EI Gn Dvey7 Yhqdefault
Play Button
Hzz RZWLE6 Uhqdefault
Play Button
M Bo FPVN2i9 Qhqdefault
Play Button

Source BMX - Brett Silva - Bike Check

A fist and a half of seatpost

14 Jun 2024
N7 XG Hm9ls Ahqdefault
Play Button

SEM KOK - 'CALIFORNICATION' | PROFILE RACING

2 Weeks in Cali

13 Jun 2024
Xn Eteozzp U Uhqdefault
Play Button

Profile - Doctors without Boredom –Spoke & Word Ep. 4

Perfect Tabes, Emergency Medicine, and Dr. Luis Pinzon

13 Jun 2024
Sb RM3b UD Vshqdefault
Play Button

DIG LOCALS - SIMON KOVTONYUK

Georgia

12 Jun 2024
Q8ph G8 Y3 Zz Ehqdefault
Play Button

KINGS RIDESHOP - 'VENTI'

20 Years!

11 Jun 2024
W Aq Z Tos9 Mz Ihqdefault
Play Button
Bz2a R Rqu 00hqdefault
Play Button

TEAM WIEN

Vienna, Austria

9 Jun 2024
D0k EB Suq210hqdefault
Play Button

Factory Friday: Sharks at the Pond

Pondfest in the works!

9 Jun 2024
1u L6jo Ys XK Ehqdefault
Play Button

BMX Militia - About Time

2008-2009

7 Jun 2024
Ka LUIBG9 EF Ihqdefault
Play Button

Honza Broža - Welcome to TBB-BIKE

New Blood!

7 Jun 2024

DIG Partner stores

More Dig This

X Games California 2023 Kevin 2

X Games Ventura 2024: BMX Preview

Who, what, where and when

15 May 2024
Hannah roberts dsc00340

X Games Debuts Women’s BMX Park at Ventura 2024

This year, X Games is adding Women’s BMX Park to the schedule, and Hannah Roberts is leading the charge.

10 May 2024
S1057107 2

MONSTER ENERGY 'CASH UP' 2024 SERIES ANNOUNCED

5 Jams - 5 Countries

25 Apr 2024
Nick wave

IN MEMORY - NICK COOMBES

A true renaissance man in every sense of the word

24 Apr 2024
WTP ECLAT JACKAL FRAME FORK 3

PRODUCTIVITY: WTP/ECLAT JACKAL FRAME & FORK

Did someone say titanium?!

13 Apr 2024
435840693 1414960675891844 3313287078063579831 n

PRODUCT DROP: LEWIS MILLS SIGNATURE VANS 'PEAK'

An all new BMX specific shoe from Vans

10 Apr 2024
Thee void leader
Cinema apparel 24 sring
DSCF2930

PRODUCTIVITY - ECLAT 1023 STEM

Designed in Cologne. Made in Kyoto.

31 Jan 2024
Dig2023stack

DIG BOOK #2023

NOW SHIPPING

8 Jan 2024
Wheel mill winter welcome 24 WIDE

EVENT NEWS: The Wheel Mill - Winter Welcome Jam 2024

Shelter from the storm.

19 Dec 2023
TJP WTP 22 6

SETUPS: TYSON JONES-PENI'S 22" CHAOS MACHINE

"I'm not saying the 22" will become the new standard, but it might help some riders stay on a BMX, rather than switching to MTB."

18 Dec 2023