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Urbanathlon Derek proves he is one fit brother

derek jamie_walkerDerek Walker is one fit brother. The Koori man was one of more than 3000 competitors at Australia's first ever Urbanathlon.

It was held a week ago in Sydney, around the picturesque harbour and bridge, a 10.7km course with obstacles to die for.

Among such obstacles were the "Stairway to Hell" where competitors tackle "lung-busting sandstone stairways" and which will "empty your lungs...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 24 May 2012 09:02

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AFL makes the Long Walk to Dreamtime at the G

waynequilliamdreamG05By National Indigenous Times contributer Wayne Quilliam

In many dreamtime stories the Brolga symbolises death and rebirth, the eternal dance of good versus evil, while the Emu a symbol of blame and forgiveness is cast as unreasonable and quarrelsome.

 

When the two beings meet in dark sunless spirit world and argue over the quality of their respective eggs, the Brolga...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 24 May 2012 08:52

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