Riendo en la Cara de la Muerte...*
Wednesday, 17 November 2010 04:00
Going Off Course - "Sentarso ganzo tonto!" Edgardo screamed, but the intrepid American continued to stand as the maniacal Rio Misahauli heaved and crashed malevolently around her. She was smiling. No, she was laughing....
That 140.6 Thing...
Tuesday, 16 November 2010 04:20
Ironman Arizona Stuff - A myriad of Minnesota multisporters will descend on one of America's coolest college towns, Tempe, pronounced either "Tem-pee" or "Tempy," both work with the locals, next weekend. Tempe is the home of Arizona State University, a.k.a. the Harvard of the Southwest, Mill Avenue and the ghosts of former iconic bars, Bandersnatch and Minder-Binders...
Going "Off Course" With YOU..
Tuesday, 16 November 2010 04:10
MTN's most popular off-season posts were our "Going Off Course" features wherein we introduced our readership to the non-triathletic side of Minnesota triathletes. We learned cool and important stuff about them. For instance, Brooke Darst Rice, who doesn't hyphenate, has a Keifer Sutherland/Jack Bauer fetish (photo L), loves Cheez-Its and yearns to be an Orchestra conductor. Did you know this? You would have if you'd read MTN on May 7.
And did you know that Stephanie Shuster's favorite book is the profoundly irreverent Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs and that she eats turkey sandwiches for breakfast? You would if you'd visited the site on March 28....
Tuesday, 16 November 2010 04:00
MMA History Stuff - Today's installment, the 2nd in the History series, looks back at the past winners of the Grand Master of the Year awards.
This category has evolved over the years. From 1999 through 2002 it was known as Divisional Dominance and was intended to honor our state's standard-setting athletes age 45 and above.
The category's title was changed to Grand Master of the Year in 2003 and honored athletes age 50 and over...
Re-Naming Suzie's Dog..
Saturday, 13 November 2010 04:00
Yesterday, while scouring the Internets for cool stories we can filch, we learned that 2009 Rookie of the Year Suzie Finger got a new dog. Here's a portion of what she posted on her cool blogsite (LINK) last month:
"I have a new man in my life .... He is incredibly handsome and a great kisser. We decided to take the plunge and he moved in with me immediately because it was love at first sight, we are even sleeping together already and he loves to cuddle. Isn't he perfect? ...
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