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Photograph - Digital - Samuel Johnson and the 'Love Your Sister' team at the Ballarat Arch of Victory

From the Collection of Victorian Interpretive Projects Inc. PO Box 93R, Redan, 3350 Victoria

Description
A unicylist in pink shirt travels under the Ballarat Arch of Victory at the entry to the Ballarat Avenue of Honour. The unicyclist is actor Samuel Johnson.
Object Registration
00044
Keywords
ballarat avenue of honour, ballarat arch of victory, samuel johnson, love your sister, unicycle, cycle
Historical information
Samuel Johnson is riding around Australia on a unicycle in an attempt to break a world record and raise money for the Garvan Institute (breakthrough medical research) . (www.loveyoursister.org)

The Ballarat Courier (18/02/2013) reported:
"Actor Samuel Johnson was humbled by the turnout and support in Ballarat for his epic unicycle ride about Australia.
After an emotional farewell with sister Connie, who is terminally ill with cancer, Johnson reached Ballarat on day two of his Love Your Sister Ride – an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most distance travelled on a unicycle (15,000 kilometres), raise a million dollars for breast cancer research and spread the word for early detection."
When Made
16/02/2013
Made By
Clare Gervasoni (Photographer)
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM