Silliness and style

Photo essay: Red Bull Soapbox Race

by salim
San Francisco sped into the history books at Red Bull Soapbox Race today as Team Trash flew down Dolores Street at 38.5 miles per hour in front of a record crowd of 100,000 revelers. Thirty-three teams in human-powered crafts ranging from the Transamerica Building to a doughnut, from a hammerhead shark to a trailblazing toaster and from the Star Wars Death Star to the Golden Gate Bridge brought silliness and style to the City by the Bay at the non-motorized sprint against the clock>>> -- Photos by Salim Madjd

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We couldn't get anywhere near the action yesterday. Thanks so much for posting this, Salim. I can't wait to show it to my son as soon as he gets home from school. He was dying to see it!