Alaska Teen Wins Rotten Sneaker Contest

(AP) Ben Russell has a title most people would walk away from. Russell, 15, from Eagle River, Alaska, beat seven other contestants from around the country to claim the title of rottenest sneakers in the country.

He won the championship in Montpelier, Vermont, in the annual Odor-Eaters Rotten Sneaker Contest, sponsored by the shoe insert maker.

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