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(Photo courtesy of the Official Outerlimits Media Crew) A tragic day in the performance boating industry as legendary boat builder Mike Fiore who founded Outerlimits back in 1993 passes away earlier this evening due to complications from Surgery as a result of the devastating crash in “No Stress” that as most of you already know by now, Mike was throttling at the 2014 Lake of the Ozarks Shootout. The Outerlimits family released this official statement within the past hour. "Outerlimits Offshore Powerboat Company President/CEO and Founder Michael Fiore passed away this evening from injuries sustained during a boating event in Missouri over the weekend. Mr. Fiore, age 44 of Bristol, RI developed complications from surgery when he died at University Hospital in Missouri. The entire Outerlimits family is devastated by the loss of our friend and leader of our company. Mike's love for high speed boating was only out matched by the love for his wife, three young children and his family. Details on arrangements will be made and released in the coming days, and in the meantime we hope all understand the family's need to grieve for their loss privately," said Frank Sciacca, General Counsel of Outerlimits Offshore Powerboat…
(Photo courtesy of the Official QMSF Turbine Tour Media Crew) The 26th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Shootout was yet again another amazing week as performance boaters from across North America and around the world were on hand to push their boats to the limits in the Shootout which took place this past weekend in front of over 100,000 thousand spectators. The hardware that was on hand was yet again simply amazing however the big topic of the weekend and perhaps the year was #96 Spirit of Qatar’s amazing performance from his excellency Sheikh Hasan bin Al-Thani and his throttle man Steve Curtis who shattered the course record with an amazing 244 Mph run. The 50’ Mystic which was regularly powered by a pair of T-53 turbines was repowered with a fresh pair of T-55 turbines only a week prior which would produce a total of almost 10,000 Hp as the boat headed out to the Lake of the Ozarks shoot out run. With only minor testing the boat came out for its first run saturday morning to put to down an impressive run of 210 Mph even with their safety parachute accidentally deployed mid way through their pass. The…
Almost 2 weeks after reports of a tragic accident, more shocking details are making the main stream news across North America in the case of Andy Biddle’s disappearance as local police in LongPort release a “law enforcement only flier” in which they mention the possibility of Biddle staging his own death. Rumours had been flying around within almost hours off the accident from people whom knew Biddle which we were first weary about but insight of this new release from police it appears they are continuing the search for Andy who the police believe might be on the run as he reportedly was already facing criminal charges after 13 criminal complaints including theft and fraud with his business partner and fellow Super Stock racer Tracy Blumenstein who was arrested on charges back in February. Andy has a lot of connections both across the US as well as overseas so the new search effort could take some time but police are determined to get to the bottom of Andy's disappearance. These are just recent updates surrounding the new search for Biddle and no one can confirm at this point weather Andy is in fact alive and well which most of us…
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