Gone To The Next Level...
Saturday, 16 October 2010 05:00
Minnesota Multisport Awards - It was just as difficult to pare the list of the potential men's Most Improved candidates as it was the women's. We were able to shrink the list from 15 to seven. The final four nominees will come from this list.
Let the name-dropping begin, starting with a peek at last year's Team Minnesota:...
Faster Than Last Year...
Friday, 15 October 2010 05:00
Minnesota Multisport Awards - Nominations for the Most Improved award go to those whose competitive resumes demonstrate that they deserve to be ranked among the best tri/du-athletes in our region. They are usually athletes who weren't named to Team Minnesota, i.e. the season's Top 10 most...
"It's Like Going to the Bar..."
Thursday, 14 October 2010 06:10
BOUS Race Coverage - Diane Hankee is a hoot. She's an outspoken Canadian--she's originally from Sasquatchuwan--who adores her prematurely gray husband but thinks that David Thompson is totally cute. When asked to comment on her Best of the US experience--she placed 19th against the toughest head-to-head women's (short course) field of the year--she became momentarily pensive then e-mailed us these uncharacteristically terse, and definitely pithy, words:
"BOUS is a great competition to keep you wanting more. It's kind of like going to the bar or a party in college. You show up and everyone is eyeing each other up wondering how good that person is. Then you party (race) and get your butt kicked by some OC hills and end up with a painful hangover..... I can't wait to do it again."...
The Joy of Running...
Thursday, 14 October 2010 06:00
Isn't this a totally cool photo? It is a euphoric Cathy Yndestad gliding smoothly and briskly along the Kona coastline in a brand-spanking-new pair of K-Swiss Keahou (pronounced "Kay-ah-Hoe") trainers. Endorphins are coursing through her flabless physiology, her hair is streaming like a flag in a hurricane and she smiles uncontrollably.
She had not intended to run this fast. And she feels like she can run forever.
Quoting former middle-distance Aussie superstar Herb Elliot, Cathy "is full of running."
There's nothing like a great run, is there?....
Thursday, 14 October 2010 05:00
Fastest Kaukau-ee in Kona
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