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Utah Jazz point guard Deron Williams and Floyd Landis (OUCH) will challenge one another in their respective sports at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, on Friday, at 6:30 p.m.
Landis will school Williams on the intricacies of a time trial and Williams will then challenge Landis to a three-point shoot out. Both media and the general public are invited to attend the event. Admission is free.
The challenge is a promotional event in advance of the 2009 Tour of Utah, scheduled from August 18-23 throughout central Utah.
The course that Williams and Landis will ride is the same course being used for Stage 3 of the Tour on Friday, August 21. Landis will be competing in the Utah tour as part of the eight-man Ouch squad.
“I am always game for a good challenge” said Williams. “I am the consummate competitor and going up against Floyd will be a lot of fun.”
“I’ve heard a lot about Deron’s ability on the court,” said Landis. “I look forward to seeing what he can do on the bike and how quickly he can pick up the necessary skills to compete in a time trial.”
Miller Motorsports Park is located at:
2901 Sheep Lane
Tooele, Utah 84074