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Doughman 2016

Monday, May 30th, 2016

\ Saturday, Team 11foot8 knocked it out of the ballpark at the Doughman 8 here in Durham, with a 4th place in the annual quadrathlon and fundraising event. Bill Copeland, Craig Young, Gordon Keeler and yours truly were on the team. Gordon Keeler started out with spaghetti and broccoli rabe & Italian sausage from Boot […]

Support the 11foot8 Doughman Team

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

For the 4th year in a row, 11foot8 is sponsoring a team at this month’s Doughman race, the world’s premier quadrathlon. The race combines competitive eating, running, biking and watersports into an epic battle of will power and athleticism. The race is also a fundraiser for Durham’s educational community garden SEEDS. Once we raise $1000, […]

Busy week at the 11foot8 bridge

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Monday morning, two trucks from Enterprise Rental crashed into the canopener. The first one at 7AM and the second one around 10:30 AM. In the second incident, the passenger was injured when his head hit the windshield, presumably because he did not wear his seat belt. So the fire department and EMS showed up and […]

First truck crash video of 2015

Friday, January 9th, 2015

A new year and another 11foot8 boxtruck canopener: This one is a “classic canopener” – the crash beam just peels back the roof of the box and drops it behind the truck. This is truck crash # 82 since April 2008. All the videos are posted on my website