Travis Barker helping fundraiser for recovering BMX stars

WENN, Thursday, December 2, 2010, 2:22pm (PST)
  • Blink 182 drummer, Travis Barker, is pitching in to raise money for injured BMX stars T.J. Lavin and Ty Pinney by donating a drum kit for auction.

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    MTV host and BMX star Lavin was recently released from hospital following a serious bike accident during a BMX championship in October, while Pinney is receiving treatment in a rehab center in Las Vegas after a separate crash in October.

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    Now Dana White, the president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), is rallying support for his pals by holding a benefit at Vanity Nightclub in Las Vegas on Friday to help raise funds to cover their medical bills, according to

    Barker has donated a set of his beloved drums to the sale, while skater star Rob Dyrdek has offered free entry to his skateboarding haven Fantasy Factory for the highest bidders.

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