Did you know that there has been a texting competition held for the last 5 years?
Did you know that there is a repeat texting champion?
Did you know that the contest took place in New York’s Time Square?
Did you know that Austin Wierschke is the consecutive 2 time text champ?
Did you know that Wierschke, the contest’s 2011 champion, beat out 10 others, aged 16 to 24, who had been winnowed down from over 100,000 competitors during preliminary rounds conducted since May?
Did you know that this year’s group of competitors, flew from Montana, Texas and California among other states?
|Kent Augustine (green shirt), 16, from New York
Did you know that Wierschke said that he won every round by a few seconds?
Did you know that LG sponsored the contest and gave each contestant a cell phone?
Did you know that Wierschke beat out Kent Augustine, 16, from New York to win the championship?
Did you know that the contenders texted a line from “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” while wearing black out goggles, transcribed a phrase written backward, and completed other challenges meant to test their texting accuracy, speed and dexterity?
Did you know that Wierschke said that he could type the alphabet in less than 3 seconds?
Did you know that Wierschke said that he would use the $100,000 to pay for college?
Did you know that Wierschke said that he would not retire yet and plans on competing again next year?