GREAT SCOTT! DONEGAL SHEARING STAR AT PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSHIPS

first_imgChampion Irish Shearer Ivan Scott, Letterkenny, Co. DonegalThe Donegal man who holds the sheep shearing world record made a special appearance yesterday at the National Ploughing Championships.Letterkenny man Ivan Scott (32) has led the flock in sheep shearing competitions since he moved to New Zealand and earned his first world record in the skill.Scott shore 736 lambs in eight hours in 2008. He claimed the title again in 2011 with 744 clippings. Training for such a title takes shear determination. Ivan would shear for nine hours a day, followed by weight lifting or rowing in the gym along with running for fitness, he told agriland.ie.Scott shares his time between Ireland, New Zealand and Switzerland. Ivan is captain of the Irish team for the World Sheep Shearing Competition next year. Training has already begun in the hopes of bleating the competition.GREAT SCOTT! DONEGAL SHEARING STAR AT PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSHIPS was last modified: September 26th, 2013 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Ivan Scottnational ploughing championshipsheep shearinglast_img

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