Leif believed we each have power to change the world for the better.
He had a passionate love for the planet and all the life that came from it. Leif believed in living every moment as fully as possible and doing absolutely everything in his power to protect the natural world.
Leif lived by his convictions. He aspired to encourage people to use their individual power for good. He intended to ride around Australia and raise awareness about banks and superannuation funds needing to divest from fossil fuels, and pressure governments to take tangible climate action. He knew that even though he was just one person, he could inspire others too, and that together we can make a difference.
Tragically Leif was killed at just 21 years of age in an accident on the 6th April 2021, as he cycled across the Nullarbor.
Everyone he met on his journey over the last 2 weeks has a story to tell about him. He touched their lives and people were drawn to Leif's charisma and courage. His passion for the planet was inspirational and remains one of his most beautiful and defining features. He rationally developed his convictions, and then held them above anything else.
We want people to hear Leif's story and be inspired by his beliefs and his actions to realise we all can, and must, make a difference.
To ensure Leif's legacy lives on we would love if everyone moved by this story could do two things:
First - commit to adopting ethical super options or even better change their superannuation to more ethical institutions.
Second - make a contribution towards this fund to enable his family to continue his environmental work and to create a lasting and tangible memorial to this beautiful young man. The form this memorial might take is yet to be decided upon but rest assured it will celebrate Leif's life, his passions and most importantly, contribute towards making the world a better place.
100% of funds raised will benefit the environment and a sustainable future as Leif would have wished. This is NOT a funeral fund.
- Marina Northcott
- Lee and Clay Hutton Wohling Family
- Kerri Monaghan
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