Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Sunday, December 03, 2017
REMEMBER Clayton Ellis?
You should. Clayton is the current Australasian Cherry Pip and Olive Pip Spitting GlobeVista Champion.
You want to see a man spit a mile? Come on the 9th of December 2017 to Manjimup, the only Cherry Town in the Southern Hemisphere where you can spit off the back of a truck in the main street and not get arrested.
Okay, maybe not a mile, but long enough to frighten small animals and make old men sit up straight in their chairs in an attempt to see where the pip went.
Clayton is all fired up. He had so much fun last year in New Zealand at the Hillux New Zealand Rural Games in Palmerston North that half the town is now claiming him as a cousin.
The man who puts it all together, Steve Hollander, said Clayton would be welcome back in 2018.
"But we'd rather someone else because Clayton made us all look a bit pathetic," said Steve.
In the spit mix is the Celebrity Spit Off, usually won by Terry "Big Wind" Redman, National Party MP and champion with the dummy, the women's section, usually won by Jo "Perennial" Perry, who was our original open section winner and the Youth Yodel, open to young folk of all ages.
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Cecilia Allen, PerthNow
MANJIMUP'S Clayton Ellis has claimed the national record at the New Zealand Olive Stone Spitting competition.
Mr Ellis spat an olive stone which reached a distance of 12.64m as part of the third annual Hilux New Zealand Rural Games in Palmerston North on March 12.
The distance was not only a national record but a personal best for Mr Ellis, who said his prior record for cherry pip spitting was 10.3m.
Mr Ellis attended the games in New Zealand after winning the Cherry Pip Spitting Competition at the Cherry Harmony Festival last year with a distance of 9.2m.
Read tale in full on perthNow site
The Champ is also in The West
But there's more
Clayton Ellis, Australian cherry stone spitting champion from Manjimup near Perth, became New Zealand olive stone spitting champion in association with Helisolutions and also finished second in the wine barrel racing championship run in association with Property Brokers Palmerston North, behind local man Paul McClutchie.
Sunday, December 04, 2016
This year’s Manjimup Cherry Harmony Festival is the 15th.
And they said it would never last.
The spitters will make their mark again, on the tarmac, on the road, where the pips land.
And don’t forget the first prize in GlobeVista Cherry Pip Spitting Championship of Australia and All Other Freedom Loving nations of the Entire Universe is: free ticket to New Zealand to spit on their champs. Sorry, Against their champs.
This year the local champ will fly to Wellington in March and spit olive pips. The Big Spit will take place in Palmerston North, a town once verbally harassed by John Cleese.
But all is forgiven and John will be there to spit along with the best Australasia has to offer. Okay, maybe I made that up, but he will be mentioned, there is no doubt.
To spit a pip, be it cherry or olive, makes no difference, a spit is a spit, by any name.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Courtney "Cherry Intern" Monahan, Jon "Blow Hard" Doust, and Ian "Radio Man" Blackley, on MMM, Bunbury.
REMEMBER Clayton Ellis? You should. Clayton is the current Australasian Cherry Pip and Olive Pip Spitting GlobeVist...