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Unstoppable: We catch up with Turia Pitt three years on from the bushfire that nearly killed her

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Reporter: Michael Usher
Producer: Ali Smith

Turia Pitt is unstoppable.

It's now three years since she was horrifically burnt in that Kimberley bushfire while competing in an ultra marathon.

When we last caught up with her, Turia took a huge leap of faith and removed the black face mask she'd worn since that terrible day.

Now, you will see just how liberating it has been for Turia. She’s competing again – on the bike and in the water.

And now, for the first time, she's returning to the remote outback where her life changed forever. For a woman who has overcome so much adversity, it will be the ultimate test of courage.

You can watch 60 Minutes' original story on Turia Pitt here.

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Interplast

To help Turia raise money for Interplast, support her Great Wall of China Challenge turiasinterplastgreatwallchallenge.gofundraise.com.au

Inspired Adventures

www.inspiredadventures.com.au/interplast/peru

Interplast

www.interplast.org.au

Variety Cycle – Children's Charity

www.variety.org.au

Sailing

www.pacificsailingschool.com.au

www.cyca.com.au

Lake Argyle Swim

www.lakeargyleswim.com

Turia's book:

Turia's book is available from all good book shops or you can purchase a copy by clicking the cover below.

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