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3 years 2 months ago

Cycling veteran wins race up Mount Washington

PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) - Cycling veteran Ned Overend has won the annual Mount Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb. Overend, of Durango, Colo., celebrated his 56th birthday by winning Saturday's race to the 6,288-foot summit of the highest peak in the Northeast. His time was 55 minutes, three seconds....

4 years 9 months ago

New Hampshire loses strongest wind gust title

New Hampshire's Mount Washington has lost its distinction as the site of the fastest wind gust ever recorded on Earth, officials at the Mount Washington Observatory conceded on Tuesday. The concession came three days after the World Meteorological Organization posted a snippet on its Web site saying a panel...

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