Archive for September, 2008

Work, Work, Work

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Shanebolt
So while I was in Las Vegas, toiling away studying incredible bikes with impressive new components, as well as incredible showgirls with impressive new components, Shane was back in NY hanging with Usain Bolt. 

While we’re here, it seems like time for another installment of our caption contest.  Please send entries by week’s end.  The winner gets an ...

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More from the Hamptons

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BridgetNice coverage of Bridget and Kevin in the East Hampton Press today. 

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City Coach Visits the Hamptons

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And dominates!  Kevin Starkes and Bridget McKenna won the 2nd Annual Hamptons Half Marathon.  Kevin won by nearly seven minutes, with City Coacher Stephen Szycher in 4th overall.  Bridget was followed closely by Dr. Blair Heinke, who finished in 3rd place and gave us three City Coach athletes on the podium.

Details, photos, and full results to follow

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War at the Shore – Results

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Bobby Dweck is finishing his rookie season strong.  His first race was the ’07 edition of War at the Shore, and he was back for more this year, though we used it as a training race for his HIM in two weeks.  He still managed to finish 70th of over 200 racers.  Nice work Bobby.

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Alcatraz Invitational Swim Results

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Congratulations to Jeannine on placing 2nd in her AG at the 13th Annual Alcatraz Invitational Swim.  Personally, that’s one party I’d rather not get invited to.

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Westchester Results

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Jb_west
Results from yesterday’s Westchester triathlon are posted.  Nate Horne finished 16th overall and 2nd in his AG in the 800+ field.  Johanna Bjorken was 13th among the women and won her AG, while Sarah Wenk is guaranteed to have the best photos of the day, after crashing on the bike and finishing the run while bleeding.  Very cool.  ...

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Some People Never Learn

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As we all know, there was a tragic death at the NYC Tri this year.  The question of who is at fault has been discussed to death, and I’m of the opinion that the ultimate responsibility for conditioning and swim ability is the athlete’s.  Still, one has to question the wisdom of the NYC Triathlon, who continue to promote the ease of the swim.  This year I watched scores of competitors who could barely swim try to negotiate the ...

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Deano’s Done

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211 miles in 48 hours.  Shy of the stated record as well as the real record, though he wins the competition for getting the most attention and TV coverage. 

Here’s the real 48-hour record holder – Tony Mangan and here’s some coverage of Christopher Bergland’s 2004 record setting 24-hour treadmill run with Dean by his side. 

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Reach the Beach Photos

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The first batches of Reach the Beach photos are in.  Enjoy.

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For the Record

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On Regis & Kelly, they mentioned that Dean Karnazes is shooting for the 48 hour record of 241 miles.  The problem is that is not the record.  According to a note that was sent last week from Ralf Laue of recordholders.org  "I am not sure whether he is aware of the latest claim for this category:
Last month, Tony Mangan ran 405.22 km (251.79 miles) in this time – a result that is
most likely not yet known to ...

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