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Kokoda Challenge

Challenge of a lifetime

Chloe Palmer-Simpson Was only 18 years of age When she joined one of the most challenging walks- the Kokoda Track.The Kokoda Track is a 96 km walk and takes up about 5 hours to reach the Kokoda .


Swimming was always Chloes love. She wanted to head to the Olympics and represent Australia but then everything changed.Chloe was in a major car accident. Her head, stomach and legs were badly injured leaving her in a fight for survival.


Chloe attemped the callenge to raise money for trauma research. To make it to the end would be a challenge of a lifetime.

Chloe gave it everything she had. Because it wes her way of saying thank you to all the nurses and doctors that looked after her.

Chloe Palmer-Simpson