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Eco-Challenge suffers first  casualty

Eco-Challenge suffers first casualty

The 2003 Eco-Challenge North Amercian Championship suffered its first casualty on Monday, as a Team Leatherman athlete was med-evaced out after suffering an eye injury.
Saultite's team in lead, one team gone

Saultite's team in lead, one team gone

The following reports were made available by Eco Challenge North American Championship. ********************************** Eco-Challenge NAC – Day 2 It’s over 24 hours into the race and Team Solomon Canada has already taken a three-hour lead.
'DEET burns my spandex,' Eco-Challengers say

'DEET burns my spandex,' Eco-Challengers say

The pesticide DEET was being applied in copious amounts Sunday by spandex-clad athletes as the 2003 Eco-Challenge North American Championship got underway. But insect repellent manufacturers say it's not necessarily a good idea. For example, S. C.
Surprise at the Eco-Challenge start line

Surprise at the Eco-Challenge start line

As 160 Eco-Challenge athletes started up to six days of sleep-deprived hell Sunday afternoon, one of the master tacticians of the sport surprised everyone by going in a different direction from the start line.
Community Day Parade attracts famous celebrity guest

Community Day Parade attracts famous celebrity guest

Looking very much in the pink, Peter the Bull (shown) made a special appearance at the 81st Annual Rotary Community Day Parade on Saturday.
U.S. Eco-Challenger conquers Canadian currency

U.S. Eco-Challenger conquers Canadian currency

Vytenis Benetis (shown) of York, Pennsylvania's Team Gung Ho bravely faced down his first Canadian $10 bill after Saturday night's opening ceremonies for the 2003 Eco-Challenge North American Championship.
Meet Team Algoma's Water Tower Inn

Meet Team Algoma's Water Tower Inn

Team Algoma's Water Tower Inn is one of 37 teams participating in the 2003 Eco-Challenge North American Championship, which starts today.
Meet Team Sault Ste. Marie

Meet Team Sault Ste. Marie

The 2003 Eco-Challenge North American Championship starts today and we thought you'd enjoy meeting the members of Team Sault Ste. Marie, one of 37 teams participating in the elite contest of endurance, skill, fitness and teamwork.
Downtown goes to the dogs <b>(Updated overnight)</b>

Downtown goes to the dogs (Updated overnight)

Every dog has its day, and for Foxy (shown) and loyal owner Rob Finn, that day was the Queenstown Dog Walk, organized by the Sault Ste. Marie Humane Society. To learn more about the Sault Ste. Marie Humane Society, please click here.
Meet our new mayor, Peter Vaudry

Meet our new mayor, Peter Vaudry

The sign on the vehicle in today's 81st Annual Rotary Community Day Parade said "Mayor John Rowswell and City Councillors." But the only politician in the car was Peter Vaudry, Rowswell's only opponent so far in the mayoral race. SooToday.