Archive for July, 2013

Sportsmanship

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After reading Shane’s sobering but entirely realistic concerns about doping yesterday, and my incessant accounts of course cutters and other cheaters, it’s easy to become disillusioned and cynical about racing. Thankfully, this past weekend there were two examples of sportsmanship that were almost enough to renew your faith in humanity.

At Sunday’s New York City Triathlon, City Coach’s Danforth Houle neared the 4.5 mile mark of the 10k when he noticed that the guide for a blind athlete was struggling with ...

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Speed In A Syringe: Teaching My Son He Will Never Be Fast Enough

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Speed In A Syringe: Teaching My Son He Will Never Be Fast Enough

It’s roughly 5:00 in the morning and I am giving my three month old son his early feeding. I’m looking at his already defined tree trunk legs that he inherited from both his father and mother. He had almost full control of his head and neck at two months. This week he has mastered rolling from his back to his stomach and on to his back again. All indications, real and imagined, are that he is going ...

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NYC Tri 2013 Race Results

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NYC Tri 2013 Race Results

Great work by the team at the NYC Tri this weekend. Congratulations to all who raced.

  • John Williams – 2:20:54
  • Teddy Gjone – 2:23: 10. First place Cyldesdale, at a whopping 226 pounds!
  • Tom Kleinberger – 2:33:03
  • Danforth Houle – 2:38:35
  • Eric Hoest – 2:44:50
  • Nate Land – 2:59:04

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