SAS Australia: Sam Burgess says he's 'proud' of himself and found 'clarity'

SAS Australia: Sam Burgess says he's 'proud' of himself and found 'clarity'
SAS Australia: Sam Burgess says he's 'proud' of himself and found 'clarity'
Sam Burgess says he's 'proud' of himself and found 'clarity' following his SAS Australia win... after breaking down during 'death letter' exercise

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Sam Burgess was announced the winner of SAS Australia on Tuesday, after becoming the only recruit to pass selection.

And the 32-year-old footy star has now reflected on his win, saying he's 'proud' of himself for getting through the gruelling course.

He told Fitzy and Wippa on Wednesday he'd found 'clarity' on Seven's military-style show, especially after having to write a 'death letter' to his family.

Reflecting: Sam Burgess told Fitzy and Wippa on Wednesday he'd found 'clarity' after taking part in SAS Australia, especially after having to write a 'death letter' to his family

Reflecting: Sam Burgess told Fitzy and Wippa on Wednesday he'd found 'clarity' after taking part in SAS Australia, especially after having to write a 'death letter' to his family

'The show was such a great experience from start to finish,' Sam began on the radio show, having called in from Thailand where Russell Crowe is shooting a movie. 

'The emotional ride you go on, the physical challenges,' he said. 

'It was good to finish it, I'm glad the physical pain is over... I felt for Mark [Philippoussis] and John [Steffensen] because they were amazing on the course, I didn't really want to celebrate, it was a bittersweet moment,' he said, with Mark and John completing the course but failing to make the cut. 

Emotional: He also spoke about 'death letter' exercise contestants had to do, saying he found 'clarity' after breaking down in tears during the activity

Emotional: He also spoke about 'death letter' exercise contestants had to do, saying he found 'clarity' after breaking down in tears during the activity

He added:

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