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Storm trooper completes trek across Australia

Jacob French completed the over 5,000km trek from Perth to Sydney on foot, donning a full body storm trooper costume, to raise money for charity

Storm trooper completes trek across Australia
Jacob French walks with patient Helena Kantarelis at the Sydney Children's Hostpital on April 4, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. French today completed the over 5,000 km trek from Perth to Sydney on foot, donning a full body storm trooper costume he successfully raised over $100,000 for the Starlight Children's Foundation. Since July 2011, Jacob has walked 10 hours a day, Monday to Friday, lost over 12kg in weight, and gone through seven pairs of shoes. The Starlight Children's Foundation provides programs to help lift the spirits of sick children in hospitals across Australia. (Getty Images)
Storm trooper completes trek across Australia
Jacob French meets with patients Helena Kantarelis and Zak Brankstone at the Sydney Children's Hospital on April 4, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. French today completed the over 5,000 km trek from Perth to Sydney on foot, donning a full body storm trooper costume he successfully raised over $100,000 for the Starlight Children's Foundation. Since July 2011, Jacob has walked 10 hours a day, Monday to Friday, lost over 12kg in weight, and gone through seven pairs of shoes. The Starlight Children's Foundation provides programs to help lift the spirits of sick children in hospitals across Australia. (Getty Images)
Storm trooper completes trek across Australia
Jacob French poses with a patient after completing his trek at the Sydney Children's Hospital on April 4, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. French today completed the over 5,000 km trek from Perth to Sydney on foot, donning a full body storm trooper costume he successfully raised over $100,000 for the Starlight Children's Foundation. Since July 2011, Jacob has walked 10 hours a day, Monday to Friday, lost over 12kg in weight, and gone through seven pairs of shoes. The Starlight Children's Foundation provides programs to help lift the spirits of sick children in hospitals across Australia. (Getty Images)
Storm trooper completes trek across Australia
Jacob French presents a cheque after completing his trek at the Sydney Children's Hospital on April 4, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. French today completed the over 5,000 km trek from Perth to Sydney on foot, donning a full body storm trooper costume he successfully raised over $100,000 for the Starlight Children's Foundation. Since July 2011, Jacob has walked 10 hours a day, Monday to Friday, lost over 12kg in weight, and gone through seven pairs of shoes. The Starlight Children's Foundation provides programs to help lift the spirits of sick children in hospitals across Australia. (Getty Images)
Storm trooper completes trek across Australia
Jacob French plays with a patient after completing his trek at the Sydney Children's Hospital on April 4, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. French today completed the over 5,000 km trek from Perth to Sydney on foot, donning a full body storm trooper costume he successfully raised over $100,000 for the Starlight Children's Foundation. Since July 2011, Jacob has walked 10 hours a day, Monday to Friday, lost over 12kg in weight, and gone through seven pairs of shoes. The Starlight Children's Foundation provides programs to help lift the spirits of sick children in hospitals across Australia. (Getty Images)
Storm trooper completes trek across Australia
Jacob French poses with patients after completing his trek at the Sydney Children's Hospital on April 4, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. French today completed the over 5,000 km trek from Perth to Sydney on foot, donning a full body storm trooper costume he successfully raised over $100,000 for the Starlight Children's Foundation. Since July 2011, Jacob has walked 10 hours a day, Monday to Friday, lost over 12kg in weight, and gone through seven pairs of shoes. The Starlight Children's Foundation provides programs to help lift the spirits of sick children in hospitals across Australia. (Getty Images)
Storm trooper completes trek across Australia
Jacob French talks to patients after completing his trek at the Sydney Children's Hospital on April 4, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. French today completed the over 5,000 km trek from Perth to Sydney on foot, donning a full body storm trooper costume he successfully raised over $100,000 for the Starlight Children's Foundation. Since July 2011, Jacob has walked 10 hours a day, Monday to Friday, lost over 12kg in weight, and gone through seven pairs of shoes. The Starlight Children's Foundation provides programs to help lift the spirits of sick children in hospitals across Australia. (Getty Images)
Storm trooper completes trek across Australia
Jacob French receives an artwork after completing his trek at the Sydney Children's Hospital on April 4, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. French today completed the over 5,000 km trek from Perth to Sydney on foot, donning a full body storm trooper costume he successfully raised over $100,000 for the Starlight Children's Foundation. Since July 2011, Jacob has walked 10 hours a day, Monday to Friday, lost over 12kg in weight, and gone through seven pairs of shoes. The Starlight Children's Foundation provides programs to help lift the spirits of sick children in hospitals across Australia. (Getty Images)