Australia: Byron Bay

The team raced out of Brisbane and headed south to Byron Bay.  There they spent the week at the beach waving at the passing whales.

After a couple of days, the Team drove themselves to a nearby country town where two major challenges were presented:

  1. Find a specific peice of paperwork known as a ‘notice of assessment’
  2. Create a work of wearable festival art, a Generic Festival T-Shirt

To find the items necessary to complete this task, the team opened quite a number of boxes.

Screen printing a GFC classic Some of the boxes that were sorted through

Successfully sorting through the material and creating the GFC t-shirt, the team returned to Byron for a mandatory rest period.


Prologue: And they are racing!

The race is on.  Ang and Simon finished up work for the rest of 2011 and headed to the race start line, the Cicada bar. Pre-race festivities commenced with work colleagues joining the team in their race warm up.

After a few hours, the host of the Amazing Exclusive Race, Lindsay, called the contestants to the start line.  The excitement was palatable and the crowd pumped.

Then they were off!  First challenge was finding the ‘man with the button hole flower’, this was followed by a series of challenging tasks including the first detour of the race and a rather difficult road block involving sampling red wine.

Idenifying the wine Chips and sauce

The final task of the leg was to locate a ‘suspicious person’ somewhere near the bar. The team had some difficulty locating this cleverly disguised person (strangely not Greg), but eventually managed to gain the final clue that directed them to the finishing mat.

Host Lindsay and finishing mat

Successfully completing this leg, Ang and Simon gained a well-earned rest.

To the airport!

The world awaits..