An English teenager has claimed that his rugby shorts saved his life after he ended up stranded in the Australian outback.
Sam Woodhead of Richmond, Surrey, went missing after going for a run in central Queensland. He got hopelessly lost, and spent three days without food or water in 40 degree heat and under the blazing sunshine of the fierce Australian summer.
But the 18-year-old was eventually saved after making an SOS flag out of his old rugby shorts.
Sam was in Australia taking a gap year, and was working at the Upshot Station cattle farm, some 90km from the nearest town, Longreach.
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