How are your feet and knees?

How did your blister prevention, foot care and knees go on the Challenge? Scott and the team from First Aid Accident & Emergency reported seeing the majority of competitors after the event that used one of these techniques: taping feet, taping knees or using Skin Slick everywhere. ‘After the massive downpour on Saturday evening, a […]

Kokoda Challenge First Aid

After our Briefing nights, we have had a large amount of participants looking for more information, first aid kits, tape and equipment from Scott Whimpey- from First Aid Accident & Emergency. You can purchase and pick up these items on the Gold Coast, or order the packs and have them delivered, find the strapping tape, […]

FAAE supports the Kokoda Youth Program

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The Kokoda Youth Program First Aid Accident & Emergency are proud supporters of local programs on the Gold Coast, this year marks the 10th anniversary the we have supported the Kokoda Youth Program and the Kokoda Challenge. Scott Whimpey, FAAE director, 10 year Kokoda competitor and first aid adviser, visited the Kokoda Youth Program on […]

Cant wait for The Kokoda Challenge 2017

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We can’t wait for the Kokoda Challenge this year, Scott Whimpey, former winner of the challenge and now in Team CONDEV1 will be at the information day to give us some great tips and first aid advice for the event, Scott will also have strapping tape, first aid kits and a huge amount of motivation […]

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Kokoda Challenge Nutrition & Hydration Tips

Watch this video to see what Scott Whimpey from First Aid Accident & Emergency and Delina Rahmate from Fit Dimensions Education recommend to eat and drink for the Kokoda Challenge. Both Scott and Delina are from the elite team CONDEV 1 and have finished this challenge every time they have participated, Scott has a winning […]

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The Kokoda Challenge 2017

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Tips from Kokoda Challenge expert, Scott Whimpey “Team Condev1”   Scott’s Video Topics: ITB syndrome How to tape your ITB Blister prevention How to tape your feet First aid requirements for the event The Ultimate Kokoda Pack. This pack has everything you need to get you home in the Kokoda Challenge Strapping tape, ideal for ITB […]

The Kokoda Challenge Review 2016

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As an elite competitor in the 2016 Kokoda Challenge with Condev Construction, and usually ‘behind the scenes’ Risk Management for all injuries and incidents for The Challenge, Scott Whimpey debriefs his Challenge and the common mistakes people make that results in them not completing a Kokoda Challenge. Let me start by saying that this year […]

Training Starts for 2016 Kokoda Challenge Participants

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First Aid Accident & Emergency Founder and Director Scott Whimpey has been involved with The Kokoda Challenge for over 9 years and was a past winner with team Nike Hammer, so his experiences in preparation and training, during the event and post event care are invaluable. The Kokoda Challenge is a grueling test of endurance both […]

The Thrills + Spills of the 2015 Kokoda Challenge

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On the 16th and 17th of July 2015, the Gold Coast hosted one of it’s most popular team events, the Kokoda Challenge. The Challenge itself involves teams of four members trekking across a 96 kilometre course over 39 hours.  The course was specifically chosen through some of the most difficult terrains of the Gold Coast […]

Recovery Training for Kokoda Challenge

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Whilst a lot of emphasis is put on the preparation for the Kokoda Challenge, the recovery is just as an essential element of your training and preparation. Scott Whimpey from First Aid Accident & Emergency discusses the importance of recovering after a trail walking or running session and gives some great tips on how to […]