Sunday, 23 February 2014 00:10
ED. Brian Sames was the runner-up for 2012 Minnesota Rookie of the Year and winner of the 2013 Male Most Improved award. Last week he sent MTN his tentative 2014 racing schedule. Check it out. Also, we found this awesome pic (L) on Brian's FB page. It doesn't have anything to do with this post, but we thought it was too cool not to share.
LBTL Du Slated For May 18...
Friday, 21 February 2014 06:10
Land Between the Lakes Press Release
If you are a triathlete or duathlete, you know that the race season in the midwest begins in earnest starting in late May. We are sure many would argue that the very best triathlon events can be found in our great state bewteen the months of June and September. ....
Thursday, 20 February 2014 21:13
Do you have any idea how much good work Team In Training is doing---right here in Minnesota? We didn't. So we were happily surprised and wanted to share some information with you.
For instance, last year alone the Leukemia & Lymphome Society awarded $2.9 million for five separate research grants at Mayo Clinic and University of Minnesota. The Team in Training partnership with Life Time Minneapolis Triathlon has raised over $973,000 since 2008 and they fully expect to break the $1 million mark this year...
Yurting in the U.P...
Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:10
By Dan Hedgecock (danhedgecock.com - 2/15)
Let me start off by saying that the people who populated the northern inland regions of the world are tough as a box of nails. I had a very concrete realization of this fact after Claire and I’s winter yurt adventure in the Porcupine Mountains last weekend. We drove up to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula last Thursday with two backpacks full of clothes and food and spent two nights in two yurts. (A yurt is a soft-sided circular shelter) The trip was an absolute blast and incredibly gorgeous and like all our wilderness adventures pretty exhausting. Although it was warm with highs in the teens and lows only dipping down to...
Coach Kris' New Puck...
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 00:10
ED. Tri stud Dan Arlandson was reading the Wall Street Journal online on Monday and was pleasantly surprised when he saw this article. By the way, in Russian, Sochi is spelled "C-O-4-backward N." How cool is that! It's a Cyrillic deal.
By Jason Gay (blogs.wsj.com)
There’s been some groaning about the souvenir shortage in Olympic Park — what to bring home to show your pals you schlepped all the way to Russia?
Kris Swarthout, a 42-year-old may have snagged the keepsake of these Games thus far: a stray puck from Saturday’s epic, overtime-then-shootout USA-Russia hockey game. The grab was impressive.
The puck flew over the glass early in the first period, and despite being vastly outnumbered by Russian fans in the 12,000 capacity Bolshoy Ice Dome, Swarthout — dressed in a vintage Mike Modano Team USA jersey — made a clean pick....
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