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THE RID AMAZON DT WINNER IS SEAN ENGLAND!

A massive congratulations, Sean! The best part is… this is only the beginning! Sean is as prepared as he can be, he’s joined the film crew, has his DTs, can of RID and he’s on his way to the mighty Amazon.  Good luck Sean.

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Amazon adventure in your swimmers - Sunrise
A BIG thanks to the team at Sunrise for having our RID DT Challenger on the show! Top effort Sean! You can check out the first snippets of the trip right in the link. Say tuned - the first episode drops soon!

au.tv.yahoo.com/sunrise/video/watch/25592543/amazon-adventure-in-your-swimmers/
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<p>Sean England has survived five days in the Amazon with nothing but his swimmers and bottles of RID.</p>

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<p>Sean England has survived five days in the Amazon with nothing but his swimmers and bottles of RID.</p>

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Debbie ShelleyOur super hero - kids will have lots of stories at school Ingrid J and Sean3   ·  3 days ago

Rebecca RossNice work!3   ·  3 days ago

Brooke Kleinschmidtawesome Sean! Miss my office buddy and his humour!3   ·  3 days ago

Nicola Leighton PeelYou legend!3   ·  4 days ago

Ingrid J EnglandGood one Sean :-)3   ·  4 days ago

Robyn Summers-ShelleyGood on you Sean. Your family is so proud of you xxxx3   ·  4 days ago

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EPISODE ONE – ARRIVING SOON!
The trip is done, but the adventure is about to begin. The RID DT Challenger has made it back to Australian shores, a little sunburnt, a little worn out, but packing one hell of a story!

As we gather his escapades, please enjoy this wonderfully horrifying picture – captured deep within the Amazon. To find out what happens, and to follow the whole journey, keep your eyes glued to our page. We can promise you, things get a little hairy… Stay tuned – first episode drops SOON!
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Ingrid J EnglandThat better not be in your bag when you get home Sean...11   ·  4 days ago

Lisa HanrahanHeebie Geebies!!!!5   ·  4 days ago

Jess HawkinsArrrrggghhh! You're a brave man Sean!3   ·  4 days ago

Jacquie WorkmanUgh!!!!!!!!!!. And the spider is scary too.3   ·  4 days ago

Chris CorriganHome at last good one mate hope you have some stories3   ·  4 days ago

Monique RobertsI don't know if I love this photo or scared of it, either way it is great Sean England3   ·  4 days ago

Colleen RocheNo thanks. :-s3   ·  4 days ago

Stephen SummersGreat hairdo, you could start a fashion trend. Cheers2   ·  4 days ago

Libby BennellFar out2   ·  4 days ago

Robyn Summers-ShelleyOuch....2   ·  4 days ago

Jaidan Domino SmallIt looks like his hair :')1   ·  3 days ago

Kathrine AndersonOmg! Ingrid hope there was no surprises in the suitcase :-)1   ·  4 days ago

Melissa VowellVery brave lol;)))1   ·  4 days ago

Zita SiandriWas on Sunrise this morning - good story1   ·  4 days ago

Ryan SprouleHarry Richmond12 hours ago

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Roy van LeeuwenNot sure which creature is the scariest?4 days ago

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Is that Captain Planet? Is that a Smurf? No, it’s the RID DT Challenger!

There is an old Amazonian myth that mosquitoes love the colour blue. Apparently it’s just the right hue to get their little appetites in overdrive. So, when we received the following photo from our intrepid adventurer painted blue... we knew things must be getting interesting. The RID DT Challenger has spent the last week combatting the elements and every bug and insect you can imagine – it’s safe to say, RID has been put to the ultimate test. The team arrives back on our shores this weekend, so stay tuned as we begin to compile this epic adventure into one hell of a show ¬– you won’t want to miss this.
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Lisa HanrahanCan see his tan lines :)7   ·  1 week ago

Ingrid J EnglandHaha.. hope it washed off :-P7   ·  1 week ago

Anthony FordhamIt's Speedo Smurf in the Smurfazon !3   ·  7 days ago

Susan DebnamI love blue!! ;)3   ·  7 days ago

Ruth DurrantVery cool! Look forward to seeing how the story unfolds.3   ·  7 days ago

Julie BevanIs that the Hulk oh no he is green haha3   ·  7 days ago

Robyn Summers-ShelleyYou look like something from out of space Sean England xxx3   ·  1 week ago

Melissa VowellLol;)2   ·  7 days ago

Geoff DownesTeam Australia leader D T ABBOTT....1   ·  6 days ago

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RID FAQ's - What do the active constituents do?
DEET repels mosquitoes with a balanced combination of antiseptic (Triclosan), that acts as an antibacterial to help prevent skin infections, and a fly repellent.

RID’s Medicated Plus Antiseptic# range of products offer the most effective mosquito repellent with the added constituents of Chamomile to soothe the bite and Vitamin E which assists in wound healing in addition to the Medicated formulation of antiseptic and a fly repellent.

The anti-inflammatory agents of Chamomile & Vitamin E will relieve stinging, itching and swelling, caused by insect bites, nettles and prickles. This means that if an insect does bite, RID soothes the itching and swelling, reducing the temptation to scratch the bite.

If the itch is scratched and the skin is broken, RID assists in preventing bacterial infection. Check the full list out on our website. www.rid.com.au/faq
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Sandra MckeanIt sure does I am using it right about now! Should have used it two days ago but it's the only thing I've found to actually take away the severity of the bite😯1   ·  6 days ago

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We think Sean is ready to go! Looking good mate ;)

Watch this space to follow the whole RID DT Challenge!
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Ingrid J EnglandI can't wait to see what they are getting up to over there.. :-)4   ·  2 weeks ago

Mandy AlexanderKnock em dead Sean England, can't wait to hear all about it over some expensive champagne :)3   ·  2 weeks ago

Jillian McdonaldLooking good... Enjoy2   ·  2 weeks ago

Anna-Lise WhiteHave an amazing time Sean :)2   ·  2 weeks ago

Susan DebnamI bet you can't Ing!! ;)2   ·  2 weeks ago

Robyn Summers-ShelleyOff on the adventure of a lifetime. Stay safe Sean England xxxxx3   ·  2 weeks ago

Susan DebnamGo Sean!! Good luck buddy!! :) <32   ·  2 weeks ago

Kane SearsLeah Grace1   ·  1 week ago

Sam MolanClayton Ryan are u rdy?1 week ago

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Sacha JosephKye Berry to take kayaking2 weeks ago

Amy DellJono Betros does it better2 weeks ago

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Our RID DT Challenger (Sean England) has had his official handover. The RID directors presented Sean with his winning attire, although there isn’t much of it ;)

Sean is now fully stocked with RID and ready for his Amazon adventure! Sean, with his film crew, depart tomorrow! Now is your opportunity to wish them luck. Don’t forget - watch this space to see the WHOLE adventure unfold!
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Ingrid J EnglandI can't wait to see this adventure unfold!!! Have the best time and don't hold back... see you on the other side of the Amazon Sean x14   ·  2 weeks ago

Damien AlexanderGood on you Sean!!!! A great ambassador for a great Ausse product!7   ·  2 weeks ago

Bob RingvallGo Sean England! Good luck mate. You'll be right!4   ·  2 weeks ago

Bec McManusDoes he get too keep the purple speedo's Ingrid J England? Good luck Sean!!6   ·  2 weeks ago

Colin HarrisonAll the very best Sean4   ·  2 weeks ago

Nicola Leighton PeelAh ha ha! Enjoy Sean England, can't wait to see all of the updates! So exciting :)3   ·  2 weeks ago

Mandy AlexanderGood luck Sean, we knew you could do it!! Happy travels :D3   ·  2 weeks ago

Brett SchnitzerlingAre you smuggling a pair of socks in those things??? Have a blast mate!!💪💪👍👍💪💪3   ·  2 weeks ago

Julie Jones Myleslove the budgie smugglers!! Hope u have a great adventure..3   ·  2 weeks ago

Libby BennellRocking those speedo's, have a great time !!3   ·  2 weeks ago

Robyn Summers-ShelleyTravel safe Sean, stay safe in the Amazon, and wear lots of RID xxx....4   ·  2 weeks ago

Kathrine AndersonGood luck Sean!3   ·  2 weeks ago

Michelle Dock LewisHave fun, stay safe and enjoy the adventure Sean!2   ·  2 weeks ago

Ken FallaverGood luck buddy, anyone who can wear those budgie smugglers can do anything,2   ·  2 weeks ago

Debbie ShelleyLots of flesh for those insects to feast on - hope the one bottle of RID is on the larger side - colour suits you too 😝2   ·  2 weeks ago

Roy van LeeuwenGo for it Sean, enjoy the challenge and have fun while you do it.2   ·  2 weeks ago

Robyn Summers-ShelleyLooking forward to updates, have fun Sean, RID will keep you mozzie free xxx3   ·  2 weeks ago

Rachal-Ann Carol JonesI certainly wouldn't do that. Brave man!2   ·  2 weeks ago

Peta CrippsGood luck.2   ·  2 weeks ago

Andrew CarterGood luck Sean! Or should I say, half your luck!!2   ·  2 weeks ago

Mal WynneGood luck Sean England I think your going to need it & is that a Jim Fisher look a like presenting :-)2   ·  2 weeks ago

Susan DebnamNice DTs Sean! ;)2   ·  2 weeks ago

Sherr'ee BuscadaOh Sean England I love the Purple DTs. Have a fantastic time :)2   ·  2 weeks ago

Cass PayneHave fun Sean travel safe.2   ·  2 weeks ago

Melissa VowellLol go Sean....love the purple;))))2   ·  2 weeks ago

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