Darren Furlotte, from Sydney, Australia joins a RacingThePlanet / 4 Deserts volunteer team for the second time in New Zealand. After initially being convinced to come to a race by the "infectious enthusiasm" of his wife and friends after being part of a race he joined the volunteer team at the Gobi March (China) 2017. Self admitted, Darren "absolutely loved the volunteering adventure". He says "now I’m hooked! and can’t wait to help out at another". Darren works in IT brings with him 20+ years of IT experience as well as excellent volunteer qualities to help competitors to complete the 250km race.