SOUTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND
A once in a lifetime opportunity to trek through spectacular terrain in the South Island of New Zealand, meet 100 new people from around the world and rub shoulders with some of the greatest sporting legends – all whilst raising money for those less fortunate than ourselves.
30 Nov – 5 Dec 2020
+4000m Vertical Gain
One of the most distinctive sprinters ever with his powerful, upright stride pattern, Michael Johnson is widely regarded as the greatest 400m runner of all time. Four-times an Olympic champion, Michael also collected eight World Championship gold medals and set a remarkable run of 58 consecutive wins in the 400 metres between 1990 and 1997.
A giant of international rugby union for the All Blacks, Sean Fitzpatrick is the Chairman of the Laureus World Sports Academy.
Sean played in 63 consecutive test matches for the All Blacks and was one of the sport’s most inspirational captains.
Each participant will be tasked with raising funds for Laureus Sport for Good. Laureus Sport for Good uses sport to reduce the impact of violence, conflict and discrimination, to enhance social and emotional development, to inspire healthy behaviour change and to increase educational achievements and employability skills. In 2018, nearly 300,000 young people from all over the world directly benefited from more than 160 Laureus Sport for Good supported programmes, run by grassroots organisations which are deeply embedded in their local communities and understand how to use sport to overcome the hurdles faced by local youth.
The to take part in Challenge New Zealand 2020 is 3,950 USD (1,500 USD deposit due immediately and 2,450 USD in November 2019). Your entry fee includes all everything throughout the challenge (food, accommodation, transfers, full trekking and medical support team, guides, porters, activities and a final night celebration). Flights are not included in and out of Queenstown, New Zealand.