Damien Thomlinson Biography
Damien Thomlinson is an Australian commando, para-snowboarder, golfer rally car navigator, and author. He enlisted in the Australian Army in 2005 and served in Afghanistan.
|Net worth||$2 million|
|Books||Without Warning: A Soldier’s Extraordinary Journey|
|Website||Damien Thomlinson | Official Website|
Damien Thomlinson Career
In April 2009, while serving with the 2nd Commando Regiment in Tarin Kowt District, the vehicle he was in drove over an improvised explosive device planted by the Taliban.
Thomlinson was severely injured, with wounds to his face, arms, and legs; his legs were amputated due to the severity of the damage. He returned to his unit and took a desk job after undergoing extensive rehabilitation.
In June 2011, he walked the 96-kilometer (60-mile) long Kokoda Track on rubber prosthetic legs as part of a 25-man team of Australian soldiers in memory of a friend who died in Afghanistan.
In August 2018, it was revealed that Thomlinson was a member of the Champions tribe on Australian Survivor: Champions vs. Contenders. Thomlinson, the first amputee to appear on Australian Survivor, was well-liked by his tribemates for his strong work ethic and sweet demeanor.
Damien Thomlinson Wife
Damien Thomlinson was married to Madison Burgess; however, they are separated. He recently proposed to his new wife Abby Anderson in 2022 and she said Yes!
Damien Thomlinson Net worth
Damien Thomlinson has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He is a commando, actor, para-snowboarder, and swimmer.