Manjimup Cherry Festival 2009
The Australasian champ for this year's Manjimup's Cherry Pip Spitting is ...drum roll
please...Craig McSharer. Name sound familiar? Yes, probably because he won it last year too! Craig, who had just
returned from New Zealand after competing in the Cromwell spit (compliments of GlobeVista) was still smarting from
coming third, but he pulled something special out of his belly to pip everyone at the post with a spit of over 11m.
If you were wondering how the New Zealand champ, Sam Paardekooper faired, he came third (poetic
Cherry Ambassador's Pip Spitters included
Jade Collins (Wapres Nursery), Ashley Gandy (Hart Mensland), Karin Giertz (Calm Nursery), Laura
Hodkin (Professionals Real Estate), Olivia Winfield (Warren Electrical Service), Stephen Della Vedova
(Greenvalley), Mitchell Greep (Mitre 10), Braden Surral (Mitre 10) and Blaine Hodson (Pemberley Farm).