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On the other hand, shifting a tonne of salt was the most difficult part of the series of tasks he and his seven fellow competitors had to do.
Mr Moir (29), a sheep and beef farmer from Balfour, said the event was "definitely a bit of fun".
He fared better than Tarras farmer Jonny Trevathan, who was unsure of his placing. The inimitable Mr Trevathan — whose burnt pork chop scuppered his Masterchef hopes — reckoned the next competition he entered might be "looking for a wife".
He enjoyed the Southern Man competition but admitted that he did not expect it to contain quite so many speed events.
Asked if he did not have a flair for such tasks, he patted his stomach and said "does it look like it?"