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MyNetFone Sails Flying High at Richard Branson’s Private Island

Following a major expedition in 2013, the MyNetFone pink kites live on & continue their adventures.

In 2013, MyNetFone sponsored a kitesurfing team called the Pink Torres on their Kitesurfing expedition to cross the Torres Strait to Papua New Guinea. Part of MyNetFone’s contribution were the distinct pink kites that safely delivered the team to their destination. The purpose of the expedition was to raise money for the McGrath Foundation, an amazing not-for-profit company which provides nurses to breast cancer patients.

Members of that Kitesurfing team recently got invited to Richard Branson’s private island (Necker island) to discuss their expedition, along with an esteemed group of entrepreneurs & scientists that kitesurf.

So the pink MyNetFone kite sails spent their days leading the kitesurfers around Necker Island and the nearby Eustatia Island which is owned by Google’s cofounder Larry Page. Meanwhile a member of the Pink Torres was invited to do a talk on their expedition in Richard Branson’s living room.

Richard Branson himself is famed for crossing the English Channel – but at a mere 40km it is a drop in the ocean compared to the 400km the Pink Torres team traversed on their journey to cross the Torres Strait.

The $75,000 the Pink Torres raised from that expedition has made them one of the largest contributors to the McGrath Foundation – which continues to do great work helping breast cancer patients.

Learn more about the Pink Torres incredible journey here.

If you would like to further a great cause you can donate to the McGrath Foundation by clicking here

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