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Old 12-23-2007, 01:49 PM
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Darren Luhrs - Physically Challenged World Speed Record of 132mph VIDEO ONLINE!

Many thanks to Billy Frenz, The NPBA, Dan Pickering and Thinkfast Films for putting this great footage on the 2007 NY City Powerboat Poker Run DVD!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vT5DVPoCFNk

Merry Christmas Darren! Now you are more famous than ever on the WORLD WIDE WEB thanks to YouTube!

Last year Darren went out to set a benchmark as well as be an inspiration for all people who travel through life in a wheelchair. 3 years prior Darren Luhrs of Woodcliff Lake, NJ -- set a world record for a physically disabled person when he throttled a powerboat (36 Nor-Tech Cat - Perfect Storm) to 121 mph.

Last year, Darren set out on the same boat he throttled 3 years ago with boat owner and driver Bob Christie of Typhoon Performance Marine. Wearing a Lifeline vest, headset, a proud dad and televison crew in the back seat Darren moved the benchmark up another notch. At 9:15am EST Darren throttled the 36 Nor-Tech Cat Perfect Storm to a record breaking 132mph!!!

"It was a lot of fun, and I had a great time," said Darren, who has cerebral palsy. "The ride was unbelievable. It was very smooth." When asked what was next? Darren answered "I think I will take my trophy home and retire!"

No matter if Darren retires or not, what is more important is that he is already an inspiration for everyone with or without a wheelchair!!

If you would like to share some thoughts with Darren, you can email him at [email protected]
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Very cool congrats!
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That's cool. Congrats Darren!
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Congratulations!
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Congrats!!!

I just got my video yesterday!
Really nice job by Billy Frenz and the team on the video.
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Nice work Darren. Quite an achievement.
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Awsome Darren!

Nice stable ride!
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Way to handle the sticks, Great job Darren!
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Darren your an inspiration to all and a World Offshore Powerboat Speed Record Holder(132 MPH) for the Physically Challenged. Congratulations Darren and to all those who help make this possible, great job.
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Nice Job Darren,
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