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Game Set in Stone
Game Set in Stone by @Thorvald (El Thorvaldo)

It's about rugby. That's all I can say with certainty.

UPDATE 20-7-2023: This monument commemorates New Zealand's hosting of the 2011 Rugby World Cup. It was designed by Richard Wright in 2010 and built by Wētā Workshop (as in that Wētā Workshop) with cast concrete and bronze. Its symbology combines the country's geological tectonics with the convergence of sporting teams, evoked by the structure's physical rift and merging waves.

New Zealand would proceed to win 8–7 against France in the final match, its second tournament championship (since 1987, also as host). As of this writing, it was the largest-attended sporting event in New Zealand, with over 1,477,000 spectators, including 133,000 foreign visitors.

Original photo taken May 2014, Wellington, New Zealand. Submitted to DeviantArt September 2015.

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Posted: Thursday, 20 July, 2023 @ 11:32 PM

Whoa, this really encapsulates that tie breaking feeling for the goal. Victory! :DD

Posted: Friday, 21 July, 2023 @ 05:46 PM

@bobambee: Something something Life Imitates Art. B^)

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