Best World Record Reclaimed By a Boisean

One-Mile Hippety Hop Race

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Determined to get over being dumped by his girlfriend, Micron engineer Eric Stevens decided not just to race one mile on a rubber ball, but to get others involved and to break the world record for time. His record stood for only two months, before it was reclaimed by the previous record-holder, Ashrita Furman, who among other things, holds the record for most world records. Determined to regain his glory, Stevens staged his third annual Boise Hippety Hop Race, in which Andy Stauffer shattered Furman's record by more than two minutes. Will there be a grudge match between Boise's Hippety Hop elite and Furman? Only time will tell.

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