Whip Cracking

See a professional Whip cracking show at the Friday Spectacular featuring world record holder Nathan Griggs.  Be amazed with his skills on the Fire whip & BIG whip (over 6 metres long).

Join some FREE whip cracking workshops on Thursday 21 September by Nathan Griggs – current five time whip cracking Guinness world record holder!

Whip Cracking Show – Friday 22 September 2017

See Nathan Griggs in action Friday afternoon at the Australian Dunny Derby Day event with his BIG whip (6 metres long), Fire Whip and Whip cracking to music!  Show included with your entry fee to the Australian Dunny Derby Day.

This Australian style whip cracking show will include:

Skills demonstration of the Queensland Crossovers, The Cane Toad Popper and Four Corners; Demonstration of the speed required to break some of his current world records; Audience participation section from both kids and adults; Whip Cracking to Music – a major highlight of the show!

Whip Cracking Workshops – Thursday 21 September 2017

Nathan will conduct Free whip cracking workshops – from 11.00am at Elderslie Street.  Workshops will be held in 10 minute blocks for Juniors and Adults.  Nominate at the Outback Festival Office on arrival – FREE Event.

Outback Whip Cracking Championships – Saturday 23 September 2017

Outback Whip Cracking Championships to be held in Elderslie Street in front of the Main Stage on Saturday 23 September at 4.30pm. Categories include Men’s, Ladies, Junior (11-15yrs), Juveniles (10yrs & under), and Pairs.

Entry fee for the Whip Cracking Championships is $12 per adult, $7 per child & $12 per pair. Bookings and pre-payment are essential. Registrations coming soon!

About Nathan Griggs:

Nathan Griggs is not only Australia’s number 1 whip cracking entertainer, he is a five time whip cracking Guinness world record holder! Four times for fastest records with both one and two hands and for the longest whip in the world at over 100m long! When it comes to whips you will not find a more inspiring and passionate man.  Nathan is a new breed of Australian whip cracker, and he’s taking the world by storm.
Born in Greenbushes WA, and now based in the Northern Territory, Nathan has invested his entire existence to perfecting his whip cracking and whip making expertise. Now an artisan whip maker, his whips are in demand from all over the world… as is his whip cracking entertainment.
Nathan has a passion for rural Australia and travelling. The past five years he has spent on the road, taking his show to hundreds of towns, entertaining thousands with his ever evolving whip cracking talent, audience interaction and distinctive style of Aussie humour.
Entertaining at premier events such as the Winton Outback Festival, Brisbane EKKA, Tamworth Country Music Festival, Beef Week Australia and the Uluru Camel Cup. Nathan has impressed the big crowds, but will perform impromptu shows at small country markets, rodeos or caravan parks on his travels. You never know where he could show up.
With his ever growing fan base, the name Nathan “Whippy” Griggs will be one to watch on the global circuit and he has an exciting journey ahead of him.

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