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The Crossing: Calvi - Monaco Water Bike Challenge

The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation is pleased to announce "The Crossing: Calvi - Monaco Water bike Challenge" which will take place on 12 and 13 September 2020.

The aim of this new sporting challenge is to travel from Calvi to Monaco in the shortest possible time by water bike and to raise awareness of the various programmes run by the Foundation.

From the port of Calvi, two teams of 4 internationally renowned athletes will take turns at sea for nearly 24 hours over a distance of 180 kms. The arrival is scheduled for 13 September at the Yacht Club de Monaco.
 
About the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation

The "Learn to Swim" and "Water Safety" programmes have been implemented around the world. These programmes are aimed in particular at children who are disadvantaged or at risk of drowning due to their environment.

The Foundation's actions are also based on the values of sport such as discipline and team spirit. The "Sport & Education" programme is based on sports activities in order to contribute to the well-being and development of children.

Since the creation of the Princess Charlene Foundation in 2012, more than 730,000 people, particularly children, have benefited from these three programmes in 34 countries.