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    Team 'Current TV' Keeps the Spirit Alive in 2008 ...


    by MultiVu

    Smokejumping, Modern-Day Rebels take Victory in Extreme Adventure A native Scotsman and three smokejumpers who fight forest fires in the American West emerged victorious in the Drambuie Pursuit Sunday. This was the third annual Drambuie Pursuit, but the first allowing Americans to compete. The 10-stage adventure race across the Scottish highlands pitted 10, four-person teams against one another in events as diverse as white-water rafting, mountain biking, buggy racing and archery. Such a feat proved attainable for Steve Stroud, Brian Cresto and Alex Abols, of Boise, Idaho, who are accustomed to wielding chain saws and shovels for 16 hours a day during fire season. To view Multimedia News Release, go to