Seattle woman leads in Space Needle space race competitionon May 8, 2012 @ 6:20 am (Updated: 10:39 am - 5/8/12 )
Ferguson finished first in Monday's challenge at the indoor skydiving facility in Tukwila.
A field of five finalists was winnowed to three in Monday's competition.
KING 5 reports the five raced the clock to spin, touch walls and collect floating toys while "free falling" in an indoor skydiving facility.
Along with Furgason, Sara Cook of Washington D.C. and Gregory Schneider of Tucson, Ariz. remain in the race.
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin will announce the winner of the sub-orbital trip into space at a ceremony Wednesday at the Space Needle.
About 50,000 people originally entered the contest, then it was narrowed though videos posted online for public voting, and now the contest is down to three.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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