First place finisher Devon Byrne, from Olney, poses for photographers after winning the annual Shrove Tuesday trans-Atlantic pancake race for the third time in a record time of 55.61 seconds, in the ... more 
First place finisher Devon Byrne, from Olney, poses for photographers after winning the annual Shrove Tuesday trans-Atlantic pancake race for the third time in a record time of 55.61 seconds, in the town of Olney, in Buckinghamshire, England, Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Every year women clad in aprons and head scarves from Olney and the city of Liberal, in Kansas, USA, run their respective legs of the race with a pancake in their pan, flipping it at the beginning and end of the race. According to legend, the Olney race started in 1445 when a harried housewife arrived at church on Shrove Tuesday still clutching her frying pan with a pancake in it. Liberal challenged Olney to a friendly international competition in 1950 after seeing photos of the race in a magazine. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Matt Dunham
Tue, Mar 4, 2014 10:27 AM EST