The saying goes, “tough times don’t last, tough people do”, a Waikato Times article recently opened with.
Eight-year-old Kate Pridham reckons she is pretty tough, tough enough to have entered the Junior Tough Guy & Gal Challenge in Hamilton.
“I knew what I signed up for, but I didn’t think it would be as hard as it was. It was way bigger than I expected. I thought it would be puddles of mud and an obstacle course, instead all the way through there was mud. My whole pants were covered in mud, up to my hips.”