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Backing Black

By cats_123  
The `All Blacks' fan club. legend has it that the famous All Black, Colin Meads, used to train by running up the hills with a sheep under each arm GrinGrinGrinGrin

I could hardly lift a pint GrinGrin

Tags: Sheep New zealand Farm North island All blacks Landscape and travel

Voters: Hermanus, HuddersfieldHil, NaturesHaven and 14 more


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Hermanus 8 4 South Africa
22 Feb 2013 9:11AM
I love this Jeff !! Not a big All Black fan myself but prefer them to the Ozzies Smile This is really a superb photo !!
22 Feb 2013 10:11AM
Great shot JeffSmile
pluckyfilly 14 351 33 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2013 10:32AM
Great shot well sharp and love the composition
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 166 16 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2013 11:07AM
Great image JeffSmileSmile


Cliff
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.5k 2343 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2013 12:14PM
The antithesis of high-finance commercialised sport...
My sympathy goes to the sheep. Mind, if that's all he was doing with them it's quite a relief... Wink
Moira
SlowSong Plus
12 9.4k 30 England
22 Feb 2013 12:35PM
What a lovely rustic scene. And those hillocks in the background are really strange.
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NDODS 10 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2013 12:47PM
A great image with a tale to tell.

Regards Nathan Grin
nonur 12 18 13 Turkey
22 Feb 2013 1:07PM
Lovely image with the sheep on the foreground.
Dinky65 8 1 United States
22 Feb 2013 1:43PM
Your sooo funny a pint of what I wonder.Wink Great shot.
AnneWorner 13 620 43 United States
22 Feb 2013 2:55PM
Love Moira's comment Smile

My grandfather used to carry sheep under his arm - but it takes a strong man to do that.

Interesting landscape with the rather barren looking hills - in some respects reminds of the hills in places in California.

Anne
banehawi Plus
16 2.4k 4200 Canada
22 Feb 2013 3:44PM
Thats what people had to do before under arm deodorant was invented. Poor sheep. The original Swiss Army Knife.


Nice shot, quick mod.


regards


Willie
cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
22 Feb 2013 4:09PM
thks for the mod, Willie

As soon as I uploaded I thought it looked a tad `dull'... Smile
banehawi Plus
16 2.4k 4200 Canada
22 Feb 2013 4:33PM
I couldnt spell antithesis, hence the Swiss Army Knife.

W
22 Feb 2013 6:03PM
Lovely image Jeff. Love the story. Don

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