Higher for Rio

Help Fanny Smets, Belgian pole vaulter, to finance her journey towards the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro !

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Higher for Rio

<p> <em><strong>"Losers find excuses, winners find a way"</strong></em></p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Unnamed__5_-1450606206" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/262024/unnamed__5_-1450606206.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> At the age of 20, after a gymnastics carreer, Fanny wanted some change and decided to try out athletics, especially pole vault.</p> <p> She quickly grew up to the top, improving the national records 7 times and collecting an impressive total of 9 national titles. </p> <p>  </p> <p> <iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="304" src="//cdn.embedly.com/widgets/media.html?src=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fembed%2FFzklXJN2PHo%3Fwmode%3Dopaque%26feature%3Doembed&amp;wmode=opaque&amp;url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DFzklXJN2PHo&amp;image=https%3A%2F%2Fi.ytimg.com%2Fvi%2FFzklXJN2PHo%2Fhqdefault.jpg&amp;key=ff2702755d9749cda571c6d6c2f3eb46&amp;type=text%2Fhtml&amp;schema=youtube" width="540"></iframe></p> <p>  </p> <p> Fanny has been dedicating her life to sports since she graduated as a doctor in Medicine in 2012.</p> <p> She always kept looking forward even in hard times and despite the many setbacks an athlete can encounter.</p> <p> Her hard work and determination have now lead her as close as it can get to her olympic dream.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <u><em><strong>Show her your support</strong></em> </u>and give her the last kick to improve her personal best from 4m40 to 4m50, the olympic qualification standard.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>Stay tuned</strong> on <strong><a href="http://fannysmets.be" target="_blank">www.fannysmets.be</a></strong> for the latest news !</p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Fannyyyy1-1450606138" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/262023/Fannyyyy1-1450606138.jpg"></p>

Allocation of funds

<p> <strong>Because achieving a dream requires hard work, talent and dedication but also a solid financial support ! </strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> By financing my campaign you'll contribute to the following essentials : </p> <p> - Coaches salaries = 1600€</p> <p> - New vaulting material (tape, magnesium, poles' transport bag) = 300€</p> <p> - Preparation training camp (flight, accomodation,pole vault transport,...) = 1500€</p> <p> - Transport costs to the training and competitions (I drive 50.000km/year) = 2100€</p> <p> - Staying in Vught (Netherlands, where I stay 3days/week for my jumping sessions)= 500€</p> <p>  </p> <p> <em><strong>" A dream without a plan is just a wish" </strong></em></p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Fannyyy2-1450605851" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/262022/Fannyyy2-1450605851.jpg"></p> <p>  </p>



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My eternal gratitude and personnal big up on social media


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A signed photograph of your favorite pole vaulter ! + all the previous rewards


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An exclusive "Higher for Rio" t-shirt (unisex or women model). + all the previous rewards


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Surprise home made sweet treats, a well deserved reward after a workout ! + all the previous rewards


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The ultimate fan pack : giant cheering foam hand and cheering sticks to make some noise ! + all the previous rewards


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Come cheer me up during the Belgian Championships this winter or summer : 2 entry tickets for the event ! + all the previous rewards


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Come cheer me up during the European Athletics Championships this summer in Amsterdam (07/07/2016) : 2 entry tickets for the event ! + all the previous rewards


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Your name/logo printed on my new pole vault transport bag, so that I'll never travel alone ! + all the previous rewards


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