Rubber Duck winners
Three separate races and one contest involving more than 9,400 rubber ducks took place last weekend at Breckenridge for the 19th-consecutive year. Sixty-five competitors won prizes. In the Kids Duck Dash, in which 206 ducks competed, Dominick Frate was named the winner and received a season pass to Breckenridge, Arapahoe Basin and Keystone and gift certificates to Wendy’s and McDonald’s.In the FIRSTBANK Business Battle, in which 47 ducks swam, participants were competing for a suite at a 2006 Colorado Rockies baseball game. The duck from Ramada Limited was named the winner. John Ryan was established as the duck’s “trainer.”Timberline Adult Day Service offered up the winning entry in the 1STBANK Beauty Duck contest, in which 30 trussed-up rubber mallards competed. Timberline’s duck was an “extravagant” flamingo. In the headliner, the Slifer Smith and Frampton Real Estate Great Rubber Duck Race, some 9,126 ducks dropped into the Blue River from a Red, White and Blue Fire Truck. Anne Stonington of Breckenridge came out on top and won a Cove Hot Tub courtesy of Lindell Spas. Winners in the great Duce Race and Kids Duck Dash are listed below with their prizes.Great Duck Race prizes and winnersPlacePrizeWinner1Hot tubAnne Stonington21 Adult Colorado PassRonald Gordon3Rocky Mountain Super PassDavid Hrynyk4Rocky Mountain Super PassRobert Watson52-night stay in a 2BR Frisco condoJanice Thomas61-pair custom orthoticsRonald Gordon71-year residential trash serviceBreck, Frist 1st Bank8Wooden bearGene and Daphne Schroth91-night lodging at Barn on the RiverKerry Buhler10New patient exam/treatmentReal Estate Smith & Frampton11$150 certificate to Kristina Gold Jewelry DesignReal Estate Smith & Frampton122-hour pontoon boat rideElle Roach131-night stay at any Summit Hut Assoc. hut for 4Cheryl Rothey14$100 certificate to Breckenridge Fine Art GalleryAshley Martin15$100 Keystone Spa certificateStephen Clark16$100 Keystone Spa certificateMark Kelly17$100 certificate for limousine rideChris Coles18Burton unisex coatReal Estate Smith & Frampton192 lift tickets to Arapahoe BasinArlyene Reynolds20Adult scenic fondue sleigh ride for 2 adultsKathy Bussman212 lift tickets to Ski CopperSteve Rhea2210-pound fire extinguisherLauren Pelletreau232 coach tickets on Royal Gorge RailroadJanet McDavid24$50 certificate to Dillon Dam BreweryTim and Ann Gagen25$50 certificate from Paragon LodgingParker family265-visit punch pass to Silverthorne Rec CenterJim Pinion27Print: “Aspens”Craig Brown/Cathy Carr285-pound fire extinguisherChristel Lessard29Print: “Early Winter”Roisin McCusker30Print: “Rocky Mountain Summer”Jim Hudson Chevrolet311-hour errand serviceWendy Snapp32Gold and silver money clipDee Ann Campbell33$25 Starbucks certificateEd Sullivan34$25 Starbucks certificateSteve Paccagnan35$25 Starbucks certificateThe Diamonds36$25 Starbucks certificateLori Fuller37Sony Pix cardKatie Sodergren38Sony Pix cardLeslie and Warren Hancock39$20 Cool River Coffee House certificateEvelyn Cavins40Forsberg hatLynn Boldt41Forsberg visorMary Schmidt42Forsberg visorAnna Lenzmeier43$10 Cool River Coffee House certificateTristen MorgansteinLastPizza & pitcher of beer or sodaChuck LeathersKids Duck Dash prizes and winners1Keystone/A-Basin/Breck pass; Wendy’s/McDonald’s cert.Dominick Frate2$50 Wal-Mart card; Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesClaire Millisor3$25 Target card; Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesClaire Qualls4Planet Hockey sweatshirt; Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesAmanda Mullet5Infant Nordic Ski hat; Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesJames Munn6Cold Stone, Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesMaya Thomson7Cold Stone, Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesLuis John Grohen8Cold Stone, Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesSarah Johnson9Cold Stone, Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesJulia Horvath10Cold Stone, Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesGabe Johnson11Arby’s/Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesRachel Damle12Arby’s/Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesGeorgia Schaffer13Arby’s/Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesEva Jones14Arby’s/Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesBridget Franke15Arby’s/Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesBrian Rawson16Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesDillon Hancock17Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesGarrison Luckett18Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesBud and Sally Johnsen19Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesJulia Horvath20Wendy’s/McDonald’s certificatesPK VinczeLastPizza and soda at Eric’sWill McDonough
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