arren pulled the whistle from behind his
ear. “On your marks, get set, GO!” The next
second seemed like a year long as everyone
watched. All four snails launched from the barn
roof together and came tumbling to the ground
with a loud BUMP! There was shock amongst the
crowd and the ‘Squirrel Service’ was immediately
on hand to administer first aid. Each snail had a cracked shell and looked rather dazed. It was clear
that none of them would be taking further part in the competition.