This is the amazing story of twin brothers Jubal and Guillem. Jubal had his leg amputated shortly after birth. Their mother met Juanjo Mendez who Invited them to the Velodrome. Just a few years later, they are both on their way to becoming BMX champions. This is a moving story about overcoming obstacles and [...]
Paco, a member of the Genesis cycling club in Barcelona, had a massive surprise the day he turned up at the Velodrome and found his hero Miguel Indurain there to greet him. (thanks Miguel) Unfortunately shortly after the visit, Paco lost his battle with Cancer. He had managed to survive longer than the doctors [...]
Our latest video is very special: our Pirates received an unexpected visit by Miguel Indurain, winner of the Tour de France five consecutive times, who spent the day with our protagonists. We hope you like it. And, please, if you can keep donating and spreading our Kickstarter campaign. There are just two weeks left!
Now the Paralympics are sadly over and while we edit our trailer including footage from the Games we have decided to launch our fourth video, “A Cadet’s Life”. A very different film from the previous three, “A Cadet’s Life” tells the story of Joaquim Rodríguez, the 88yo Pirate affectionately called “The Cadet”. It is [...]
We have just released our latest video, featuring Juanjo and Bernat. This short film follows one of our main characters, Juanjo Méndez, on his victorious day at the Spanish Cycling Championships in Majorca this year, which was just one step in his journey to the 2012 London Paralympics. We also get to know Juanjo, [...]
Elisa is the newest girl in the team. As she tells us in this video, her journey to becoming one of the “Pirates” began a day she was stuck in traffic in a car with a friend, feeling a little down about life, and spotted Juanjo cycling along the road, racing past them. She [...]
On this video we introduce many of our main characters: Juanjo, Bernat, Raquel… It has been watched by more than 100,000 people so far. Find out why!