ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Posted Aug 12, 2014

Chiefs staff participates in Ice Bucket Challenge

It has quickly become a viral sensation as celebrities, athletes and others have chosen to let someone dump ice water over them as a way to raise money for research into ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Recently, head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder was challenged to participate in the chilly antics by the Minnesota Vikings athletic training staff.

In response, Burkholder, his staff and general manager John Dorsey accepted the challenge, donated to the ALS Association and passed the challenge onto others.

Burkholder challenged the Philadelphia Eagles athletic training staff and Dorsey challenged the San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke and the general manager of the Seattle Seahawks, John Schneider.

Watch as the group endures the buckets of ice water thrown on them by Alex Smith, Justin Houston, Dontari Poe, Derrick Johnson, Eric Berry, Joe Mays and Allen Bailey.

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