Pages

Brighton gap year student found alive in the outback

A former Brighton College student has been found alive three days after going missing in the outback in Australia.

Sam Woodhead, 18, got lost after going for a run while working as a jackeroo at a cattle station in Queensland.

Rescuers said that the teenager was lucky to be alive. He suffered sunburn and dehydration.

The youngster is a long-distance runner who hopes to train at Sandhurst to be an army officer.

He landed in Australia for a working holiday six weeks ago and has been at the outback station for less than a fortnight.

His family, from Richmond in southwest London, spoke of their relief.

Leave a Reply

  

  

  

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Twitter