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Light & Motion Riders Take Top Honors
Again at 24-Hour Nationals

Six-time winner Chris Eatough took the top place on the podium with Subaru/Gary Fisher's Nat Ross in third

Light & Motion Press Release - 8/12/2008

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MONTEREY, Ca. - It was another successful weekend for Light & Motion's athletes at the 24-hour Nationals near Wausau, Wisconsin. Trek/VW rider, perennial favorite, and six-time winner Chris Eatough took the top place on the podium with Subaru/Gary Fisher's Nat Ross in third.

The race was exciting, with multiple lead changes and very close racing. "I know how to handle those conditions," said Eatough, "I just ride consistently through the night and save enough for the daylight." At the end, the margin of victory came down to less than 17 minutes with Eatough completing 20 laps of the course in 23 hours and 22 minutes.

Third place Nat Ross was able to complete 19 laps for Subaru/Gary Fisher. Nat logged a blistering 57-minute lap right out of the gate - a pace that only second place rider Josh Tostado was able to match.

Also notable is the winning Women's Four-Person Team, Team Ketchum If You Can, which included 2007 and 2008 24-hour World Champion Rebecca Rusch, Karoline Droege, Claudia Hattrup and Muffy Ritz.

"It's exciting for us to be involved with top-notch professionals," says Jason Lombard, Marketing Manager for Light & Motion. "Light & Motion produces the best lights on the market, and we're proud to have a family of athletes who are also the best. Congratulations to Chris, Nat and Rebecca for their achievement."

About Light & Motion

In 1989, Light & Motion founders experimented with underwater lighting systems in Monterey, California. These dive enthusiasts built a vertically integrated manufacturing company where designers would create world-class sport-specific products. We took our expertise in rugged environments and launched into bike lights in 1995. As our product line expands, our mission is the same: To enhance the lives of our customers through our products and business practices.

Light & Motion exemplifies ideals of quality and trust. The company supports measures to reduce waste and emissions by recycling and utilizing alternative transportation. We encourage consumers to return spent batteries for safe recycling. The company is recognized by the US Congress, California State Assembly and AMBAG for outstanding and invaluable service to the community, and has received the WRAP and Green business awards for their conservation efforts.

Light & Motion Lighting Systems are available nationwide through its network of independent retailers. More information about the company can be found on their web site at

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