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Canadian takes world snowmobile trophy at Eagle River

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River Falls, 54022
River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

Brian Bewcyk of Winnepeg, Canada, won his second straight world title Sunday at the 46th annual World Championship Snowmobile Derby in Eagle River.

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Bewcyk and his Ski-Doo survived three re-starts due to crashes and he led for all 25 laps around half-mile oval to claim his victory.

Dan Fenhaus of Wausau took second. Dustin Wahl of Greenbush, Minn., was third.

Two-time champion Gary Moyle of Houghton, Mich., collided with Wahl on lap-seven, and was taken to a hospital. His injuries were not disclosed. Wahl was also hurt, but he continued racing.

Chris Kafka of Stratford won the Pro-Open championship snow-cross race. He chased down Cory Davis of Alaska about halfway through the 15-lap final.

Davis took second and Derek Ellis of Prospect Heights, Ill., was third.

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