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9/1 VIP Sponsor Event a Smashing Success!

The preproduction kickoff for Racing to Rio the Movie was well attended by civic and community leaders and a host of great supporters who make Clearwater and Pinellas County the special place that it is.

We cannot thank our Racing to Rio Committee and our event sponsors enough for planning and executing this great evening.

Everyone was treated to great food, great wine, great music and great speeches from guests Clearwater Mayor George Cretekos, Brad Kendell and Warrior Sailing’s Ralf Steitz.
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Don’t Miss VIP Sponsor Event 9/1 6p-8p

If you plan to attend the VIP Sponsor Event on 9/1, we need your RSVP ASAP.

  • Belloise RealtyMusic to be provided by Guitar Sal Band.
  • Introductions by Mayor George Cretekos
  • Meet Brad Kendell


#Racing2Rio Indiegogo Site is Live!

Please share our Indiegogo site with everyone you know. For those of you who do not know, Indiegogo is a crowdfunding site (like Kickstarter) that caters to independent film fund raising.

Help support Racing to Rio. Lots of contribution categories, lots of goodies to be had…not to mention you will be part of making a movie!


No donation is too small!!!

Tell all your friends, neighbors, family members, teachers, students, sailors, even strangers.

All contributions to Racing to Rio are 501(c)(3) tax deductible as allowed.

#clearwater #sailing #r2r #indiegogo #bradkendell


VIP Sponsor Event Set for September 1

If you want to be a VIP Sponsor for Racing to Rio, including Executive Producer credits, you cannot miss this #R2R VIP event at the Lobster Pot Bistro in Clearwater Beach on September 1. Come meet Brad in person, find out how to be part of this incredible project. Only a limited number of VIP sponsorships are available.

Fran Bartlett, proprietor and restaurateur extraordinaire, has graciously made her facility available for this event. (You should also check out her new restaurant: Cocina Aqui Southwest Restaurant & Tequila Bar – Yum!)

RSVP is mandatory for this event. Please contact Jennifer if you wish to attend.

#rio2016 #r2r #racing2rio #clearwater #tampabay #documentary #sonar #bradkendell


Clearwater Community Sailing Center

Clearwater Community Sailing Center

Rich White, program director at the Clearwater Community Sailing Center, has thrown his full support behind Racing to Rio the Movie. CCSC is an official training site for both Olympic and Paralympic sailors around the world.

Camp Awesom
Camp Awesome


CCSC is also home to Camp Awesome, a sailing program dedicated to teaching children who have high functioning Autism or Asperger’s syndrome as well as high function youth with other special needs.

We are extremely excited to welcome CCSC to Racing to Rio!

The Journey Begins

Follow Brad Kendell, athlete and inspiring hero,
on his way to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games!

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The Barbaro-Gould Foundation, Inc.
HBNB Productions, Inc.