Middaugh nabs tough victory at Xterra nationals

Middaugh nabs tough victory at Xterra nationals
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By John LaConte

OGDEN, Utah — In the sport of off-road triathlon, it’s a suffer to the finish regardless of the level of competition you’re facing. So for Josiah Middaugh on Saturday, the fact that he had to battle it out to earn his win at the national championships made the experience that much more rewarding.Middaugh, an Eagle-Vail resident, won the Xterra USA Championship at Snowbasin Resort by a mere 26 seconds over Braden Currie of New Zealand, a narrow margin of victory in a competition that involves a mile of swimming, 20 miles of mountain biking and 7 miles of trail running, …

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