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Snow Pushers Compete

"More than 50 operators got to strut their stuff, maneuvering equipment around the obstacle course," said Kurt Pease, Territory Sales Manager, John Deere Construction & Forestry, who partnered with local Deere dealer Honnen Equipment to provide machines for the Western Snow & Ice Conference's "Motor Grader Roadeo.

December 01, 2007

"More than 50 operators got to strut their stuff, maneuvering equipment around the obstacle course," said Kurt Pease, Territory Sales Manager, John Deere Construction & Forestry, who partnered with local Deere dealer Honnen Equipment to provide machines for the Western Snow & Ice Conference's "Motor Grader Roadeo."

Operating skill and wisdom demonstrated on written and diagnostic tests, brought Dale Frey, of Summit County Road& Bridge in Colorado, the winning point total.

Second place: Vic Schroeder, Summit County Road & Bridge, Colo.

Third place: John Hoppe Pierce, County Public Works, Washington

Fourth place: Spencer Esch, Town of Breckenridge, Colo.

Other events at the Estes Park, Colo., conference included educational seminars and motivational speakers. Each year, the Snow & Ice Conference draws 1,000 to 1,500 attendees.

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