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The 'Champion' racing boat on display at the Washington Square Mall gleams in its rebuilt glory. VICKI GERDES/TRIBUNE

Sneak peek at vintage racing boat

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Though his boat racing days may be behind him, Ross Rolshoven continues to indulge his love for the sport by collecting and restoring vintage boats.


“I’ve been a vintage boat collector and restorer for probably 15 years now,” says the Grand Forks man, who has one of his more unique models on display at the Washington Square Mall this week, as a promotion for the seventh annual Quake the Lake powerboat races.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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