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Games to be on hiatus in 2006
Cody Miller, ATV events
The ESPN Great Outdoors Games will take a break in 2006 and return in 2007.
ESPN has announced its Great Outdoor Games will not be staged in 2006. Plans call for the event to be re-launched in 2007. In other news, SportsTravel magazine has announced the 2004 ESPN
Great Outdoor Games were honored with its Best Professional
Multi-Sport or Multi-Discipline Event award.

Final results from the Games
• July 10: Men's Endurance | Women's Endurance | Men's Log Rolling     Launch | Terracross | Men's Boom Run | Big Air | World Team Relay
• July 9: Archery | Hot Zone | W. Boom | Four Wheel Frenzy
• July 8: Superweave | Women's Log Rolling | Hot Saw
• July 7: Timber Speed Climb | Sporting Dog Agility

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Hogan rehabilitated for Launch

Hogan is the reformed juvenile delinquent canine of the Launch event. Rescued from euthanization for aggressive behavior not once, but twice, this black Lab walked calmly onto the dock and crouched into the down position as he prepared for this inaugural More ...

Bosworth waterlogged

Tina Bosworth has dominated the women's Log Rolling competition at the Great Outdoor Games — winning gold every time. That's why when she hit the water and was eliminated in the semifinals, the ripples reverberated well beyond the log-rolling pool. More ...

Cookie mania at the Games

Elliott Casillas came to the Great Outdoor Games hungry for some cookies. The 16-year-old finally got one during the SuperJack event. Cookies, for any Games first timers, are 2- or 3-inch slices of wood severed during crosscut or power sawing events. More ...


Great Outdoor Games telecast content revised
Because inclement weather caused the cancellation of the Shotgun event and prematurely ended the Rifle event at ESPN's Great Outdoor Games VI presented by Dodge, ESPN and ABC have revised the content of the upcoming shows that will deliver the most thrill

Great Outdoor Games television coverage runs July 13-17
On July 13-17, outdoor sports enthusiasts and sports fans can catch the most thrilling and sensational moments in 17.5 hours of coverage from ESPN's Great Outdoor Games VI presented by Dodge on ESPN and ABC.

Can't attend? Catch the telecast of the Games
It's almost time to tune your television to ESPN and ABC Sports, as ESPN's sixth annual Great Outdoor Games takes to the airwaves July 13-17.

Launch dogs fight to the end
After the first jump of the semifinals of the Great Outdoor Games inaugural Launch competition, none of the eight dogs competing was ready to give up a medal. Only two of the eight had sprung high enough to snatch the suspended bumper from the air

Million-dollar letdown
The crowd was behind Melody Jones as she raised an axe over her head with two hands, preparing to throw it for a million dollars. If she hit the target, the money was in the bank.

A rock and Log Roll finale
Jamie Fischer was run off the log by J.R. Salzman in the gold medal Log Rolling match and received the silver. He pulled himself out of the pond, dried off and gave his long-time girlfriend, Jill O'Brien, a precious piece of medal of her own: an engagemen

Salzman cherishes Log Roll win
J.R. Salzman's second consecutive gold medal in the event was he won with the same technique used in last year's gold-medal match.

Erdmann grabs another gold
Eight women endured rain downpours and gusty winds Saturday night to battle for the top spot in the Women's Boom Run at ESPN's Great Outdoor Games presented by Dodge. But when the skies cleared and the rain ceased it, only Mandy Erdmann's blazing time

Brown nabs Archery gold
Soon after, Brown defeated Jerry Decker of Dalton, Pa., in the final round, 39-27. Neither Brown nor Decker, who was making his third appearance at the Games, had previously advanced beyond the quarterfinals in the event.

Day 3: Great Outdoor Games early summary
A quick look at the early thoughts on ATVs and flying dogs and discs for Day Three.

Weather cuts Shooting short
Thunderstorms and the threat of tornadoes forced the cancellation of the Shotgun competition and ended the Rifle event after its qualifying round Saturday morning at ESPN's Great Outdoor Games.

Watson and Split connect for Hot Zone victory
Ron Watson and his border collie Split overcame gusty winds that hindered all competitors and won the gold medal in the Hot Zone flying disc competition Saturday at ESPN's Great Outdoor Games presented by Dodge at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex.

Burnsworth powers his way to Hot Saw gold
When the sawdust settled in the Hot Swa competition and the sound waves cleared, the No.1 seed, Harry Burnsworth of Mill Run, Pa., was awarded the second gold medal of his Games career.

Deckers: Archers in the family
Robin Hood didn't make an appearance at the Great Outdoor Games Archery event this year. However, the Decker family should check their family tree to see if he's a distant cousin.

Hart takes Terracross, without prep
arty Hart didn't have much time to prepare for the Great Outdoor Games' inaugural ATV Terracross event on Sunday evening at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex. But, he his lack of preparation didn't matter, as he took the gold in the event.

Young bow impresses seniors
Mark Wagner dispatched former Olympian Rod White to advance to the Archery semi-finals on Saturday. When he walked to the sideline, his mother waited, ready to choke him with hugs.

Scheer earns gold in SuperJack
After eight grueling events and hundreds of accumulated points in the SuperJack competition, gold and silver medalists were separated by the slimmest of margins — a mere 3 points. At the end of the boom run, it was Cassidy Scheer holding gold after u

Natalie nabs Frenzy gold
Champions are supposed to win in any type of condition, and recently crowned Grand National Championship motocross champion John Natalie proved that Saturday night at ESPN's Great Outdoor Games presented by Dodge when he won the inaugural Four Wheel Fren

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