Race Coverage Stuff...
Monday, 16 July 2012 02:30
ED. Haven't read the E-newpaper coverages of last Saturday's Life Time Fitnes Tri - Minneapolis (Startribune.com) and Graniteman - Clearwater (Sctimes.com) races? We've re-posted them here.
Megan Tan photo - Dan Hedgecock repeating at Elite Amateur champion at LT-Mpls.
SARAH HASKINS WINS 4TH...
By Craig Malveaux (Startribune.com)
Life Time Fitness Tri - Minneapolis - Sarah Haskins felt Hunter Kemper nipping at her heels.
Mere seconds separated the two competitors on the final stretch of the Life Time Fitness Triathlon. The 2012 men's and women's crowns already had been decided. No one was catching either of the two. All that remained was the overall title.
Clinging to her slim lead, Haskins gasped forward. Kemper slowly fell farther and farther behind....
Minnesota's Super Weekend! Day Two...Updated...
Sunday, 15 July 2012 15:19
(Photo by Mary Christen - Lots of email bragging going on after the race.)
HOLT XXVII - Patrick Parish followed up his 3rd place finish at Life Time Fitness Tri - Minneapolis on Saturday with a victory at the 27th Heart of the Lakes / Minnesota State Triathlon Championships this morning. It was PP's 7th win of the 2012 season and his 2nd W at HOLT. Suzie Fox was also crowned overall State Champion, her decisive victory was her 3rd of the year and 7th of her impressive young career.
Speedo-clad, and lookin'
Hailey is a Rock Star!
Sunday, 15 July 2012 02:30
By CAF Staff
Hailey Danisewicz - Team Zico
Hailey was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in her left leg when she was 12. After a year of chemotherapy and several surgeries, she made the decision to have her leg amputated at the age of 14. Though she was always active in sports, Hailey didn
Minnesota's Super Weekend! Day One...UPDATED...
Saturday, 14 July 2012 14:32
11th LIFE TIME TRI - MINNEAPOLIS - Superstar Sarah Haskins won the equalizer, but only by 9 seconds over four-time Olympian, Hunter Kemper. Both athletes set new course records. For Sarah, it was her 4th consecutive win here. For Hunter, it was his 2nd LTF-Mpls victory. He also won in 2006.
Dan Hedgecock won the men's Elite Amateur race again, lowering his 2011 CR by 19 seconds. He was joined on the Top Step by Cathy Yndestad. This was her 6th (!) LTF-Mpls win.
Other winners included Brasil's Fernando Toldi and Sarah Castillo of Madison, Wisconsin (International Citizens), and Ohio's Jahan Culbreath and Minneapolis' Jennifer Fitzharris- Funk in the Sprint. (Ang Hop was 2nd.)...
Attendance Down at Lake Lou Yaeger Triathlon....
Saturday, 14 July 2012 02:30
Testicle Eating Fish Found in Illinois Lake
By Hilary Hansen, HUFFINGTON POST
Updated Jul 9, 2012 at 3:22 PM PDT
When biologists say the pacu fish eats nuts, they may be correct in more ways than one. The pacu, a toothy fish that can weigh up to 55 pounds, has been spotted in Lake Lou Yaeger in Illinois, KSDK reports.
Responding to a report that a fisherman had reeled in a piranha on June 7, lake superintendent Jim Caldwell brought the fish to the Illinois Department of....
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