Shovelling coal the old way

RUSSELL Lane, who has manually shovelled more than 20,000 kilograms of coal in the past 15 years, will defend his Word Coal Shovelling championship at the Australian competition this November and again at the world championships next year.

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Russell Lane manually shovelling coal.

The sport of coal shoveling requires competitors to fill an industrial skip with 508kg of coal using a banjo shovel, with the competitor clocking the fastest time crowned the winner.