Austrian Bike Messenger wins Race Across America! Article by Dave Seminara for the New York Times

In Cycling Race Across America, Sleep Is Shunned

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (New York Times) — After cycling 3,000 miles through 12 states on just seven and a half hours of sleep spread out across eight days, with nary a shower, solid food or a real bed in between, Christoph Strasser glided past the Race Across America finish line here and was asked how he felt...

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/28/sports/cycling/in-cycling-race-across-america-sleep-is-shunned.html