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September 6, 1989 | PETE THOMAS, Times Staff Writer
Cars began filtering into the parking lot before dawn and the chairlift roared to life not long after. Practice runs were completed and John Tomac stood perched beneath the banner atop Snow Summit ski resort's highest mountain, ready to make one of the day's first runs. Tomac, considered the one to watch, charged through the starting gate and quickly reached speeds of up to 40 m.p.h. as he began his descent down the 1.3 miles of steep, rugged terrain.
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SPORTS
February 24, 1988
Davis Phinney of Boulder, Colo., out-sprinted a pack of 88 bicycle racers at Jacksonville, Miss. to capture the 102-mile first leg of the Tour of the Americas Super Series by a few lengths over Greg LeMond of Minneapolis.
SPORTS
May 8, 1989
Henk Lubberding of the Netherlands won the 123-mile New York to Lehigh Valley stage, but Dag-Otto Lauritzen of Norway took over as the overall leader of the Tour de Trump at Allentown, Pa. Lauritzen, the third overall leader in three days, placed second in the stage to overtake Viatcheslav Ekimov of the Soviet Union. Lubberding, 35, the oldest rider in the field, was timed in 5 hours 40 minutes 17 seconds in the longest race in the 10-day event. Paul Curran of England finished third, four seconds back of Lubberding.
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