1:00pm Saturday 7th July 2012
By Laura Shack
A FUNDRAISER who led his team up the wrong mountain in a charity challenge is confident he will not get lost when he carries the Olympic torch this week.
Damien Davis has become a celebrity in his hometown of Cricklade after his group Team Wayne scaled Stob Ban rather than Ben Nevis during a Three Peaks Challenge, in memory of Wayne Wilson who died of leukaemia last year.
The 36-year-old will have plenty of supporters to cheer him in the right direction on Wednesday, July 11 when he carries the flame along Andover Road in Ludgershall near Marlborough at 5.01pm.
Damien said along with family and friends, Wayne’s mum Kaye, who nominated him as a torchbearer, will also be there.
"I’ve been quite overwhelmed with the support I’ve had in Cricklade," he said. "I feel like a bit of a celebrity but I'm a fraud really. All I did was lead a team up the wrong mountain."
So far, Team Wayne have raised £12,000 for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research. To donate visit teamwayne.co.uk
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