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Algoma's Water Tower Inn places second

Algoma's Water Tower Inn places second

At 12:54 p.m. this afternoon, Sautite Trisha Westman and her Algoma's Water Tower Inn team pedaled across the finish line, placing second in the 2003 Eco-Challenge North American Championship.
Lawrence Foster's team wins Eco-Challenge

Lawrence Foster's team wins Eco-Challenge

Four days, 20 hours and 21 minutes after starting out from Agawa Canyon, Lawrence Foster's Salomon Canada team crossed the finish line at 9:05 a.m. at Searchmont Resort, winning the 2003 Eco-Challenge North American Championship.

Salomon approaches finish line

Salomon Canada ihas been sighted about 20 minutes from the finish line at Searchmont. No word on location of Algoma's Water Tower Inn. Details to follow as available.
New prediction: midnight finish at Searchmont

New prediction: midnight finish at Searchmont

Here's the latest word from Eco-Challenge organizers in Searchmont: Their best guess as of 9:30 p.m. is that frontrunner Salomon Canada will arrive around midnight. Second-place Water Tower Inn is running around three hours later.
A day at Checkpoint 5

A day at Checkpoint 5

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following article was written by Lora Bender, a communications aide with the Eco-Challenge organization. "Even a bad day in the bog, is better than a good day at work," says Anthony Aquino from Team High Anxiety.
Latest update on Eco-Challenge race

Latest update on Eco-Challenge race

The lastest estimate from Eco-Challenge organizers is that the race will end sometime between 10 p.m. and midnight. The finish line is at Searchmont Resort. Spectators are welcome at the finish line.
Eco-Challenge could end today

Eco-Challenge could end today

Eco-Challenge organizers tell us that front-runners Salomon Canada could cross the finish line as early as 4 p.m. today at Searchmont Resort. Please be advised that predictions are particularly uncertain in adventure racing.
Eco-Challenge boils down to Trisha vs. her boyfiend

Eco-Challenge boils down to Trisha vs. her boyfiend

Can Trisha Westman whip her boyfriend's butt and win the 2003 North American Eco-Challenge Championship? "I'd like to do that," Westman (shown) told SooToday.
Meet the Sault's newest multi-millionaires

Meet the Sault's newest multi-millionaires

Just two days after taking early retirement from Algoma Steel, Mario Avati (shown) got an unexpected bonus. Avati won $5 million in a Lotto 649 draw. He's sharing the ticket with his wife Mary, 44.
Lawrence Foster snoozes, loses

Lawrence Foster snoozes, loses

Saultite Lawrence Foster (shown) and his Salomon Canada team remain in first place at the 2003 Eco-Challenge North American Championship, although his lead diminshed considerably after members dozed for about 90 minutes Tuesday on the shore of the Mo