facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search

Florida fireman has nation's top mustache

Dec. 8, 2010 at 3:56 PM   |   Comments

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A Florida firefighter's soup-strainer was named the country's top mustache at the "Stache Bash" in Missouri.

Brian Sheets of Orlando, who works as a firefighter, emergency medical technician and EMT instructor for the Central Florida Fire Academy in Kissimmee, was named the top mustachioed American in an online poll, gathering 22 percent of the 500,000 votes, WKMG-TV, Orlando, reported Wednesday.

The American Mustache Institute, which organized the competition and the St. Louis "Stash Bash" where the award was given, said Sheets' facial hair was picked over more famous mustaches on the faces of celebrities including Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, Minnesota Twins pitcher Carl Pavano and North Dakota Gov. John Hoeven.

Sheets was named the "Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year" and awarded with a $3 crown.

The "Stash Bash" raised money for a charity dedicated to fighting cancers affecting men.

© 2010 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Washington soldier claims Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen worker spiked his drink
2
New Mexico woman allegedly pulls gun on Comcast worker over cable fees
3
Beijing restaurant hires teenage girls to walk crabs down the street in promotional stunt
4
See It: 5-year-old girl begs baby brother not to grow up
5
Woman with 'Skywalker' as her middle name has passport rejected
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback