Monthly Archives: October 2004

Push towards a National whip cracking competition

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“MURRAY MCLAUGHLIN: Whip cracking is iconically Australian. But according to Mick Denigan, the president of the Australian Whipcrackers Association, the sport is struggling. As Neal Woolrich reports, the NT’s Mick Denigan has made it his personal mission to start a national whipcracking competition.

MICK DENIGAN, AUSTRALIAN WHIPCRACKERS ASSOCIATION: Whips is my lifestyle, it’s my income. But more than that it’s a part of the Australian culture and that’s where I want to see it progress and I like to see people employed in the manufacture of whips and more so using them for a bit of fun.”

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