A Boston man has won the 2007 North American
Wife Carrying Championship at Maine’s Sunday River ski resort.
Keith Cardoza and Julia Stoner beat out a New Hampshire couple
by three-tenths of a second for the best time among 40 teams.
Competitors from seven different states competed on the 278-yard
For their efforts, Cardoza and Stoner take home a trophy,
Julia’s weight in beer and five times her weight in cash, which
totaled $675. They also qualified for the world championship in
July 2008 in Finland.