Loma Linda, Calif. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014
Dozens of young patients, their families, and members of the community were thrilled on Wednesday, May 28, by the daring stunts performed by some of the best freestyle Motocross riders at the 11th annual Big Air Kids Fair at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital.
The riders, Jimmy Fitzpatrick, Scotty Stephens, and Kenny Bell, launched into the air from a ramp to gasps and cheers from the crowd, and performed backflips, twists, and other fearless aerial maneuvers, before landing on an awaiting ramp, in front of the hospital.
After the performance, the riders, along with other members of the Motocross community, posed for photos, signed autographs, and visited the units of patients who could not come out, and distributed toys and Moto swag. The visiting Motocross stars and special guests included: Andy Bell, Ricky James, Sara Price, Trey Canard, Will Hahn, Zach Osborne, Justin Bogle, Kyle Cunningham, Cole Seely, and Blake Baggett.
Steve Bauer, former professional Motocross rider who founded Big Air Kids Fair in 2003, expressed thanks to the patients and their families for coming out to watch and support Big Air Kids Fair.
“This event is a wonderful opportunity for the members of the motorcycle industry to give back to the community that supports it, and helps us give some young patients a reason to smile,” he said.
Photo Caption: Young patients, their families, and the crowd were delighted on Wednesday, May 28, by the thrilling performance of some of the best freestyle Motocross riders at the 11th annual Big Air Kids Fair at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital.
About Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital - LLUCH
Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital is the only dedicated pediatric hospital in the vast geographic region of San Bernardino, Riverside, Inyo and Mono counties. With 348 beds dedicated just for kids, one of the largest Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) in the country, and more than 100,000 children who come each year, LLUCH is a major pediatric teaching facility, known worldwide as the pioneer of neonatal heart transplantation. LLUCH is part of Loma Linda University Health (LLUH), the umbrella organization encompassing Loma Linda University’s eight professional schools, Loma Linda University Medical Center’s six hospitals, and more than 900 faculty physicians located across the Inland Empire in Southern California. A Seventh-day Adventist organization, LLUH is a faith-based health system with a mission “to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ.”