GODZone’s Youngest Gun
Thursday 1st March 2018
GODZone’s youngest competitor in Chapter 7 is none other than Oliver Thompson from Whakatane who is already making headlines in the multisport world. At just 17 years of age Oliver has a few titles under his belt including individual winner of this years 2 day Coast to Coast.
GODZone is Olivers first full-length expedition adventure race and he met his teammates Brandon Purdue, Alex Nichol and Craig Hart just prior to Xmas.
At the start line this morning he said he was excited about the prospect of completing the course.
” We have had a couple of good trainings together and now it’s about getting through as fast as possible without suffering too much. I want to complete knowing I have done my best all the way through.”