Official opening of Burry Stander Bike Park – video report

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The Burry Stander Bike Park was officially opened on his parents’ smallholding in Umtentweni on Saturday.  The function followed on a memorial service and bike ride at the spot in Marine Drive, Shelly Beach, where he lost his life on 3 January last year.  It was attended by several senior officials from the cycling fraternity,  and provincial and local government.   The proceedings started with a small gathering of guests at the Burry Garden, where he is buried, and where a wreath was laid by acting KZN Social Development MEC Weziwe Thusi and other dignitaries.

At the function in the marquee tent afterwards, several speakers paid tribute to Burry Stander and honoured his memory………..

 

EDITOR’S NOTE:  IN THIS REPORT, EHOWZIT CONCENTRATED ON THE TRIBUTES BY THE SPEAKERS.   INTERVIEWS WITH HIS WIFE, CHERISE, AND PARENTS MANDY AND CHARLES ARE BEING PROCESSED.

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