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WiRe for the week of Sept. 8, 2010

A look at the week in review in Asian America

 

 

Dominique Doan wins Taste of Colorado eating contests

Dominique Doan, of Arvada, did double duty at the Taste of Colorado when he won Steve's Snappin' Dogs' hot-dog-eating contest and his team won the Dreyer's ice-cream-eating competition at the Taste of Colorado on Sept. 6 in Civic Center Park. Doan ate a little more than seven hot dogs in three minutes to claim the title. He teamed up with Joe Nguyen and Andrew Lane to win the ice-cream championship – a title that has been in his family for six-straight years.

 

 

Team Jumba to be on 'The Amazing Race'

Kevin Wu, better known to his Internet fans as kevjumba, will be on the new season of "The Amazing Race" with his father Michael. The new season of the show premieres on CBS on Sept. 26.

 

Jeremy Lin is the NBA's Asian-American inspiration

Kevin Ding of The Orange County Register writes about how Golden State Warriors rookie Jeremy Lin is already an inspiration before having played his first minutes in an NBA game.