ULTRA PRO Challenge

ULTRA Pro™ Challenge Tour Winner Announced!



Congratulations to Joseph Lareau, the 2015 winner of the ULTRA Pro Challenge at the final event held at the 2015 International Builders' Show in Las Vegas. He set a new record, installing the ULTRA Pro™ Ventilation Fan in just 2 minutes and 21 seconds. After sailing through the semifinal round Wednesday morning, Lareau went head-to-head with his brother, Mark Lareau, that afternoon, beating him by just 1 second. .

The remaining seven finalists who competed in the 2015 Challenge Finals were: Michael Harder, Dallas TX; Mark Lareau, Salt Lake City, UT; Nick Rossing, Madison, WI; Scott Kelly, Willoughby, OH; Dave Zielke, Folsom, PA; Josh Tower, Springfield, MA and Dagnar Espinosa, Clearwater, FL

In 2014 the winner was Jared Stork from Fairbury, Ill., who completed the Challenge in a mere four minutes and 14 seconds. The remaining seven finalists who competed in the 2014 Challenge Finals were Burton Morris, Hyannis, Mass., Jeremy Johnson, Danbury, Conn., Dennis Tetzloff, Anaheim, Calif., Ricardo Mercado, Escondido, Calif., Jim Mitchell, Folsom, Pa., Joe Lareau, Las Vegas and Noe Lopez, Carpinteria, Calif.

The ULTRA Pro Ventilation Fan is designed for the fastest, easiest, most universal installation in the market. It is ENERGY STAR® qualified and recognized for its remarkably efficient and quiet motor.

  • Semi-Final action in the ULTRA PRO Challenge Event at the 2015 International Builder's Show
  • Semi-Final action in the ULTRA PRO Challenge Event at the 2015 International Builder's Show
  • Home Improvement TV host Danny Lipford interviews the two ULTRA PRO Challenge finalists Joseph Lareau and Mark Lareau prior to the final competition to determine the Champion of the ULTRA PRO Challenge
  • ULTRA PRO Challenge finals competition between brothers Joseph and Mark Lareau
  • And the winner, by only ONE SECOND, is Joseph Lareau of Olympus Technologies!
  • The victorious Joseph Lareau celebrates with the enthusiastic audience
  • Champion Joseph Lareau receives his Winners Trophy from Chris Kroeninger, VP Wholesale Sales, Broan-NuTone
  • ULTRA PRO Challenge winner Joseph Lareau accepting the keys for the Ford F-150 Pickup Truck from Chris Kroeninger, VP Wholesale Sales, Broan-NuTone and TV Home Improvement guru Danny Lipford
  • ULTRA PRO Challenge winner Joseph Lareau of Olympus Technologies being interviewed. Joe won his qualifying event at NEDCO Supply, Las Vegas, NV on May 29