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Gore shearer Megan Whitehead sets new world record – Stuff.co.nz

With a shearing shed full of supporters Gore shearer Megan Whitehead set a new world record.

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Gore shearer Megan Whitehead has smashed the world record for the solo women’s nine-hours strongwool lamb shearing record.
Whitehead started at 5am and just before 5pm had matched Waikato shearer Emily Welchs record of 648 that was sent in 2007.
She kept shearing right up to 5pm and that was when she was well into setting a new record.
Her final tally was 662.
READ MORE:* Southland woman Megan Whitehead ready for second world record shearing challenge* Southlander leads four woman world record…

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